My road in life took a while to figure out.
Wanted to leave home.
Studied abroad and self-declared the psychology major.
Went away to college.
Completed it back at UCSC.
Briefly explored human biology.
Found an awesome job with awesome people.


Program Counselor

I enrich the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities through work and learning.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Working with Others

Day to Day

A student would see me facilitating tasks such as beach clean-ups for disabled individuals, which these individuals are granted a small stipend for. They might see me at the library reading with these individuals or at a park sharing lunch and laughter with others. They might see me assisting someone with special needs in the restroom, or taking them to a physical education class. But most importantly, they would see a bond between myself and others that enriches my own life as much as others.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Caring for others, striving for equality.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"What are you going to do with a psychology degree?"

Challenges I Overcame