Our Junior to Junior program is designed to help you and your family learn more about Trinity College from some of our amazing current juniors. We’ve made it easy for you and your family to have an informal conversation with a current student to learn more about their Trinity experience and life as a Bantam! Click on the drop-down tabs below to learn more about our students and how to book an appointment to connect with them virtually.
Majors: Public Policy & Law and Educational Studies
Hi everyone, my name is Ailani Cruceta. I am double majoring in Educational Studies & Public Policy and Law, and I am originally from NYC. On campus, I currently serve as President and New Member Education Chair of Lambda Pi Upsilon sorority. Additionally, I am a Posse Scholar and currently serve within the PBPL Student Advisory Board.
Majors: International Studies and Economics
Hello! I am Masho Jmukhadze, and I’m from the Republic of Georgia. I’m double majoring in International Studies and Economics and minoring in Arabic. I am part of the Multicultural Recruitment Team (MRT), International Student Advisory Board, and The Women’s Network on campus.
Majors: Political Science and Economics
Hi everyone! I’m Coleman McJessy, and I’m majoring in Political Science and Economics. Originally from Chicago, I have enjoyed getting involved in Connecticut politics, including internships with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal through the Catalyst Leadership Corps and at the state capitol through Trinity’s Legislative Internship Program. On campus, I sing with the Chapel Singers, work as a tour guide, and love drinking coffee at the Underground.
Major: Human Rights and Sociology
Minor: Community Action
Hello! My name is Keane Fajardo, and I am originally from Chicago, IL. I am a Human Rights and Sociology double major and am minoring in Community Action. On campus, I am/have been involved with a ton of things ranging from La Voz Latina (LVL), Trinity’s LatinX cultural organization, the Community Action Gateway, Charleston House of Interfaith, and have interned at the Posse office in downtown Chicago. If you want to get to know more about what Trinity did for me, reach out!
Major: Anthropology & Environmental Science
My name is Aurelia Umholtz, and I am a junior from Flagstaff, Arizona. I am majoring in Environmental Science and Anthropology with a minor in History. I am on the varsity Swimming and Diving Team, involved with the Quest Leadership and Pre-orientation Program, and a member of the Annual Community Events Staff (ACES), one of the many community service organizations on campus. I am also currently conducting research with the Environmental Science department.
Major: Economics and Public Policy & Law
My name is Olivia Louthen, and I am originally from the Chicagoland area. I am a junior studying both Economics and Public Policy and Law with the hope of going to law school. At Trinity I am the president of the Mock Trial team, I am an Economics Teaching Assistant, I participated in and mentored the Community Action Gateway, I have interned at multiple Chicago nonprofits, and I was a part of the Career Catalyst program.
Major: Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies
Hello! My name is Dasha Maliauskaya. I am double majoring in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies. I’m an international student from Belarus who attended UWC Thailand prior to Trinity. I’m actively involved in social science research, having worked as an undergraduate research assistant with community organizations in Hartford, as well as with the Political Science department at Trinity. Additionally, I’m a licensee and organizer of TEDxTrinColl 2020 and a member of the Ulmus Literary Society.
Major: Environmental Science & Biology
My name is Jordan Stephan, and I am a junior from South Orange, NJ. I’m an Environmental Science (and hopefully soon Biology) major, and I’m interested in going into a healthcare field when I graduate. On campus, I am on the varsity softball team, do research in the Environmental Science department, volunteer with community service clubs, and was a part of the ISP Gateway Program.
Major: Theatre & Dance
Hi! I’m Anna Chin. I’m from Kingston, Jamaica, and I’m double majoring in Computer Science and Theatre and Dance. I’m a member of the swimming and diving team, treasurer of the Caribbean Students Association, and I work as an information systems consultant in the library.
Major: Political Science & Psychology
Hi everyone! My name’s Mia, and I’m originally from Worcester, Massachusetts. I’m pursuing a Political Science major and a minor in Rhetoric, Writing, and Media. On campus, I’m involved in admissions as a tour guide, I work as a sports communications intern in the athletic department, and I do photography for the school through SOMA. Also, I’m a student-athlete on the track team and hold two leadership positions for ACC and SAAC.
Major: Public Policy & Law and French
Minor: Urban Studies
I’m Camille! I’m from Lake Bluff, IL and am double majoring in Public Policy & Law, with concentrations in urban and education policy, and French. Outside of the Admissions Office, I serve as the Student Government Association (SGA) VP of Finance to oversee and manage funding for activities and events on campus. I am also involved in the Trinitones, Trinity’s oldest all-female a capella group. This semester, I am working as an intern for a local lobbyist group, the Insurance Association of Connecticut.
Major: Psychology & Human Rights
My name is Dana Parker, and I am a junior from Indianapolis, Indiana. I am a double major in Human Rights and Psychology, which are two very interdisciplinary majors. On campus, I am the Executive Vice President of The Stella Society, a member of Amnesty International, an Orientation Leader, and a peer mentor through ConnectiKids.
Major: International Studies & Engineering Science
My name is Amelia Huba, and I’m from upstate NY! I’m double majoring in Engineering Science and International Studies with a minor in German. I’m involved with JELLO, Green Campus, Cinestudio, WRTC, and SGA, and I participated in the Humanities Gateway my first year!
Hi! My name is Joli, and I am a Neuroscience major and Philosophy minor from Atlanta, Georgia. On campus, I am an RA, a student researcher, and the Vice President of Trinity’s African Student Association. When I am not doing homework during the semester, I like to hang out with friends, explore Hartford, and work out!
Major: Educational Studies & English
My name is Ayanna Platt. I’m from Minnetonka, Minnesota and am double majoring in English and Educational Studies. In addition to working for admissions, I’m a writing associate, resident advisor, research assistant, an editor for the Trinity College Literary Magazine, as well as a member of the Campus Climate Incident Response Team and the English Student Advisory Board.