2021-2022 Student Staff

Ricardo Candanedo

Ricardo Candanedo

  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major/Minor: Computer Engineering
  • Hometown: Lowell, Mass.
  • Ethnicity: Latino, (Puerto Rican)
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, playing games, hanging with friends, etc
  • Campus-Community Involvement: Member of the IEEE Student Chapter, River Hawk Rising 360, OMA Office Assistant
  • Goals/Aspirations: Traveling the world, having a job I enjoy, become successful
  • Fun Fact: Used to own a snake
Khadija Mir

Khadija Mir

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Business Administration/CS minor
  • Hometown or City: Bedford, N.H.
  • Ethnicity: South Asian (Pakistani)
  • Hobbies: Photography, journalism, and bother my best friends
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA Student Worker
  • Goals/Aspirations: Graduate college content with the work I've contributed to campus and connections I've made
  • Fun Fact: I've been privileged enough to travel to 7 countries (born in UAE, traveled to England, Canada, Pakistan, Turkey, Saudia Arabia, and of course, US)
Yonalis Rosario Perez

Yonalis Rosario Perez

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Psychology
  • Hometown or City: Boston, Mass.
  • Hobbies: Listening to music binge watching TV shows, and hanging out with friends
  • Campus-Community Involvement: LGBTQ+ Resource Center Worker, Volunteering in the Pair Up Program with OMA
  • Goals/Aspirations: I just love helping people, and I hope can incorporate that into the rest of my life.
Angelline Castillo

Angeline Castillo

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Public Health Major, Psychology Minor
  • Hometown or City: Lowell, Mass.
  • Hobbies: Collecting earrings from small businesses
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA Well-being Coach, Former President of the Filipino Club
  • Goals/Aspirations: In the future, I hope to be able to work with children while combining my knowledge of public health into the work I do
Ricardo Canales

Ricardo Canales

  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major/Minor: Criminal Justice
  • Hometown or City: Boston, MA - Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Hobbies: Watching Movies/TV Shows listening to music, painting
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA
  • Goals/Aspirations: Be able to learn and gain as much as possible from everything i get to do within the community of UMass Lowell, while always being able to remind myself what the purpose of me being here is knowing that it won't be easy but I will get through it all.
Jamie-Lyn Cavallon

Jamie-Lyn Cavallon

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Meteorology
  • Hometown or City: Agawan, MA
  • Hobbies: Baton Twirling and Horseback Riding
  • Campus-Community Involvement: RHSA Peer Leader, Vice President of UML Chapter of American Meteorological Society, Member of UML Equestrian Team
  • Goals/Aspirations: My main goal school wise is to become a Broadcast Meteorologist after college. My other goal is to help educate students about their mental health and how important it is to take time for themselves outside of classes.

Christie Delanois

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Public Health
  • Hometown or City: Woburn, MA
  • Hobbies: Photography, singing, writing
  • Campus-Community Involvement: HASA, BSU, ASAO
  • Goals/Aspirations: CEO of Massachusetts General Hospital, work in social justice and health equity

London Verdejo

  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major/Minor: Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Med)
  • Hometown or City: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Hobbies: Scientific Research, Writing, Making Music, Growing Plants
  • Campus-Community Involvement: Video Director for OMA, LASA, BSU
  • Goals/Aspirations: Pediatrician and a New York Times Best Selling Author

Kimani Brown

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Sociology Major, Education Minor
  • Hometown or City: Boston, Mass.
  • Hobbies: Listening to music, cooking, dancing
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA Social Media Coordinator
  • Goals/Aspirations: To be happy and content

Romona Yammine

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Public Health
  • Hometown or City: Metheun, MA
  • Hobbies: Traveling, Reading, Baking
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA
  • Goals/Aspirations: To be happy and successful in my future. Make my parents and myself proud

Jasmine Varona

  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Major/Minor: Accounting, Marketing
  • Hometown or City: Haverhill, MA
  • Hobbies: Working Out
  • Campus-Community Involvement: OMA
  • Goals/Aspirations: Become a CPA

Sawyer Keegan

  • Pronouns: He/They
  • Major/Minor: Psychology
  • Hometown or City: Methuen, MA
  • Hobbies: Jewelry Making
  • Campus-Community Involvement: All Inclusive Curriculum Task Force, Building Audacity
  • Goals/Aspirations: To provide a brave space for students on campus

Emmanuel Idehen-Ovabor

  • Pronouns: He/Him/His
  • Major/Minor: Business Management/Pre-Medical
  • Hometown or City: Plymouth, MA
  • Hobbies: Reading, listening to music, being outdoors
  • Campus-Community Involvement: Pulichino-Tong Business Center Well-Being Coach, UML EMT, Public Health Club President, Black Leadership Action Council Task Force, Lowell General Emergency Room Technician, Honors College Student
  • Goals/Aspirations: TO become a pediatrician or physician, work within the healthcare industry and serve underrepresented populations in the United States and within African countries.