Program | EOP Peer Mentor Program


EOP Peer Mentors are continuing Stan State students who have been through the college transition and know first-hand the challenges faced by first-generation college freshmen.  By sharing their own experiences as an EOP freshman the Peer Mentors support, empower, and guide freshmen through their first year which allows them to connect and create their own Warrior experience.    

How Do I Join?

Students who have been accepted into the EOP Program will automatically be assigned an EOP Peer Mentor for their first year at Stan State. 

Students will be contacted within the first week of school by their EOP Peer Mentor to set up a time they can meet.  Students will meet monthly with their Peer Mentor to receive information and support, develop skills, and empower them to create a connection and sense of Warrior community at Stan State. 

Meet the Mentors


Alma A. Guerrero Garcia, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Geography
About Me: I am majoring in Geography due to my deep interest in the environment especially forestry  and would like to eventually receive my doctorate. I live in the small town of Gustine,Ca where agriculture is a priority hence I was drawn to trees that way. I am a proud owner of a toy fox terrier that's about 8 years old.   

Camila Machado, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Criminal Justice
About Me: I was born and raised in Stanislaus County. I am a criminal justice major and I aspire to become a U.S Marshal one day.  I have four sisters, a younger brother, and a dog named Ash. In my free time I enjoy watching and attending hockey games. 

Christian Anderson, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Child Development
About Me: I am from Fresno California! I am majoring in Child Development with a minor in Psychology. I love spending time with family, hiking, and working out! My career goal is to go into full time ministry!  

Danielle Haro, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Sociology
About Me: Hi! My name is Danielle and I have been living in the Central Valley for five years. I enjoy watching baseball (Go LA Dodgers!), cooking, and creating DIY projects. I am a big fan of Marvel and llamas! I hope to become a High school counselor once I finish my schooling.

Darlane Saavedra, Lead Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Criminal Justice, Juvenile Justice concentration
About Me: I am from Delano, CA and moved away from home for college. My hobbies include trying different restaurants, I am big food person! I also enjoy going for walks and exploring the community around me.

Dayana Campa, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Psychology & Spanish
About Me: I'm double majoring in Psychology and Spanish. I hope to continue my career path within psychology as a Marriage and Family therapist. I am currently about to enter into my last year here at Stan. I am originally from Hollister, CA a small town which is why I decide to come here since it would be a transition from a small town to small town. Some of my interest include reading a good book, being around friends and family, and going to visit my hometown in México. I have no pets but I am dying to get a husky, definitely plan to get one in 2 years. 

Emma Segoviano, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Sociology
About Me: My name is Emma, I'm a third year and second year EOP mentor. I like helping out others in any way I can. I enjoy going to concerts, hikes and hanging out with the people I love the most.I plan on graduating CSU Stanislaus with nursing degree and minor in sociology.

Georgina Orozco, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Kinesiology
About Me: Hello, my name is Georgina Orozco. I am a junior here at Stan state.  On my free time I work out and take my dogs to the dog park. I enjoy listening to classic rock and bachata. I love traveling. I have visited five countries. I plan on getting my doctorate in physical therapy once I graduate from Stan State.

Guadalupe Villanueva, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Kinesiology
About Me: I like to read, draw, and hang out with my friends. I live in Hughson and have a pet bunny named Canela. I aspire to become an occupational therapist. 

Hazel Guerrero, Lead Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Business Administration
About Me: I am a third year Business major who came from Los Angeles for a change of scenery and new experiences. In my spare time I like to read and binge watch TV shows on Netflix. I like working with computers and have an interest in traveling to different countries. 

Jose Valenzuela, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Psychology
About Me: My career goal is to become a marriage and family therapist. I've lived in Modesto my whole life and hope to one day have a comfortable suburban lifestyle.

Kayli Clark, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Liberal Studies
About Me: I am from Lake Los Angeles, CA in the Mojave Desert. After I am done with my schooling, I would like to teach back home or other low-income areas because I am passionate about educating those that come from disadvantaged backgrounds. In my spare time, I love to catch up on some shows, have solo dance parties, and spend time with some of my closest friends giggling about nonsense. 

Rachel Riojas, Peer Mentor

Class Level: Senior
Major: Sociology, Human Services concentration
About Me: Hello Warriors! My name is Rachel Riojas and I am a senior at Stanislaus State this year. I will be completing my BA in Sociology with a minor in Child Development. I will be applying to multiple graduate programs to pursue my Master's degree in Social Work. I am passionate about helping others in need and making a difference. I would like to use my personal experience being a first-generation college student and young mother to a daughter with special needs to inspire students. I look forward to sharing my knowledge of resources on campus and tips to help incoming students transition into college. 

Rose Calderon, Lead Peer Mentor

Class Level: Junior
Major: Mathematics
About Me: I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I have 4 other younger siblings and a cat :) I plan on becoming a teacher and maybe some day a professor. I love meeting new people and helping people to the best of my abilities.