Scholar Profiles

Our scholars have amazing stories that continue to grow each day. We reached out to our Renaissance Scholars, both current students and alumni, to hear about their journeys through higher education. We hope these stories can inspire other students who may have something in common with our scholars!

Class of 2025

Clementina Aboagye

Colgate University, Undeclared

Class of 2024

Kenae Turner

Elizabeth City State University, Birth Through Kindergarten

Class of 2022

Luis Cervantes Oropeza

Portland State University, Computer Science

Class of 2021

Haley Soller

Portland State University, Business Management and Leadership

Class of 2021

David Lemo

Portland State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Class of 2018

Nicole Yip

Pacific University, International Studies

Class of 2018

Sarah Li

Portland State University, Biochemistry

Class of 2020

Yram Kwasitsu

Portland State University, Business Management, Leadership, & HR Management

Class of 2024

Tammara Huffman

Elizabeth City State University, Psychology

Class of 2022

Wilondja Mashimango

Portland State University, Criminology and Criminal Justice

Class of 2022

Raené Dorotiss

Portland State University, Social Work

Class of 2020

Karla Cordova Nicolas

Pacific University, Public Health

Class of 2016

Alisha Langford

Portland State University, Business, Leadership, & HR Management

Class of 2022

Mason Herzog

Oregon State University, Elementary Education & Business Administration

Class of 2022

Tatyana Gomez

University of Oregon, Psychology

Class of 2015

Andrew Constantinescu

Lewis & Clark College, GSE – Education + Math

Class of 2017

Shayna Beymer

Portland State University, Social Science/Women & Gender Studies

Class of 2020

Kerstina Nasr

Portland State University, Biology + Pre-Med

Class of 2021

Jennifer Rodriguez Pena

Oregon State University, Design + Innovation Management

Class of 2023

Taneisha Spiller

University of Michigan, Sociology + Law, Justice, and Social Change

Class of 2023

Marcos Romero-Turner

Warner Pacific University, Social Entrepreneurship

Class of 2016

Theresa Just

Portland State University, GSE – Special Education

Class of 2020

Ana Maldonado

Portland State University, Child, Youth, + Family Studies

Class of 2020

Brandon Pahnish

Portland State University, Graphic Design

Are you a Renaissance Scholar? Current scholars and alumni can share their stories here.