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Jeremy Daniel, Ph.D.

Director
UGA Mentor Program


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Destiny Loyd

Senior Program Coordinator
UGA Mentor Program


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Amber Jones

Graduate Assistant
UGA Mentor Program


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Kristine Ytem

Graduate Assistant
UGA Mentor Program


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Payton Aussin

Ambassador, Director of Special Programming & Events
UGA Mentor Program

Payton Aussin, from Alpharetta, GA, is a third-year, transfer student majoring in electrical engineering. She loves the UGA Mentor Program because it gives her the opportunity to speak to people who have been in her shoes before. Payton’s advice for anyone considering joining the program is that there is nothing to lose from joining, only to gain! Contact Payton at paytonalexis18@gmail.com with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.


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Frankie Barnes

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

From Rougemont, North Carolina, Frankie Barnes is an out-of-state, third-year student studying public relations. She loves the UGA Mentor Program because it has given her the opportunity to meet helpful and fantastic people in her field of study that she would have not otherwise been able to meet. Frankie urges students to participate in the UGA Mentor Program experience because it gives you a once in a lifetime chance to connect with someone in your future career field that you already have something in common with in a low pressure environment.


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Kyla Edwards

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

From Suwanee, GA, Kyla Edwards is a junior studying computer science. Kyla loves that the UGA Mentor Program has so many mentors that it provides students with an opportunity to get different outlooks on how each person navigated their college experience. Kyla’s advice for students exploring the UGA Mentor Program is “go for it because the only negative outcome would be missing your shot at a lifetime mentor.” Contact Kyla by email (Kyla.edwards@uga.edu) with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.


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Grace Fawcett

Ambassador, Chair of Social Media & Strategic Marketing
UGA Mentor Program

Grace Fawcett is a third-year at UGA, majoring in biology, from Gainesville, GA. Grace loves the UGA Mentor Program because it offers students new opportunities and connections that build their knowledge and confidence. She highly recommends participating in the program because "building a mentoring relationship is an impactful experience that can easily fit into a busy student's schedule!"


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Emily Goncalves

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

Emily Goncalves is a third-year, public relations major with a minor in administration and management from Cumming, GA. Emily loves the UGA Mentor Program because it connects her with ambitious people that genuinely want to be helpful. Her advise to students considering participating in the UGA Mentor Program is to join! “The mentorship experience is an unbelievable resource that can and will provide guidance for your future.” Contact Emily on Instagram @emgonn, email her at evg72919@uga.edu, or connect at https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-goncalves/ with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.


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Elena Griggs

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

Elena Griggs is from Blairesville, GA. She is a third-year studying management with an operations and supply chain emphasis and a Spanish minor. She loves the UGA Mentor Program because it provides students a chance to speak with many alumni who are established in their field of work and allows her to translate what she learns in the classroom to real life scenarios. Elena encourages students to join the UGA Mentor Program because “connecting with a mentor will help you find your place at UGA, prepare you for life post-graduation, and they will become a trusting and friendly guide to assist you in your collegiate journey.”


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Kevin Nwogu

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

Kevin Nwogu is a third-year student from Stone Mountain, GA majoring in management with a minor in leadership in student affairs. Kevin loves that the UGA Mentor Program is for any and everyone no matter your background or what you are looking for. His advice to students considering to join the UGA Mentor Program is to tailor the experience to you—from finding a mentor to time commitment. Kevin loves that this is a transformational and impactful program! Contact Kevin on Instagram @kevintheog or @uga.wild1 or email him at kcn14643@uga.edu with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.


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Mahi Patel

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

From Dallas, GA, Mahi Patel is a second-year student majoring in international affairs. She loves the UGA Mentor Program because as a first-generation student, it has allowed her to seek guidance and find a sense of community while learning to navigate life in college. She recommends anyone considering participating in the program to join because you can make long-lasting, meaningful connections with the UGA alumni mentors. Contact Mahi on Instagram @mahipatel__ with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.


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Nikita Shah

Ambassador
UGA Mentor Program

Nikita is a second-year, biology major from Lawrenceville, GA. What she likes most about the UGA Mentor Program is that she was able to receive reliable advice about her future from someone who has achieved what she is working towards. Nikita believes that a mentor is one of the greatest things to have in order to further your future—it’s some who can advise you and support your goals. Contact Nikita on Instagram @nikita.shah31 or email her at nus58749@uga.edu with your questions about the UGA Mentor Program.