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Brent Hamilton, G-Force Mentor – Farmersville, TX
Senior, International Political Economy
Brent is from a small town of three-thousand people approximately an hour northeast of Richardson, where waving at strangers is commonplace, football is king, and coffee is black. He is a student at The School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences, majoring in International Political Economy. Brent is passionate about people and cultures and how they influence the world. He chose to enroll at the UT Dallas because of the combination of knowledgeable and passionate professors, diverse student body, and beautiful campus atmosphere. Brent is a huge Dallas sports fan and loves his Cowboys, Rangers, and Mavericks. He is also a huge fan of the Chelsea Football Club of the English Premier League, Go Blues! Brent is happy to be a mentor to high school students and hopes to lead by example to inspire students to accomplish their educational and career goals.
"Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't." – Jerry Rice
Stephen John, G-Force Mentor – Dallas, TX
Senior, Historical Studies
Stephen is pursuing a degree in history to become a high school history teacher. Stephen loves sports, listening to different genres of music, and learning new things. He is involved in the South Asian branch of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at UT Dallas and enjoys the time there. He enjoys being a part of G-Force and interacting with various students at the high school, which has given him a chance to learn numerous things through this organization.
"I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it." – Pablo Picasso
Paula Muniz, G-Force Mentor – Dallas, TX
Senior, Arts & Technology
Paula loves books and music and is a member of Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority, Inc. Paula enjoys working with G-Force because she was in a similar position where she was unsure of the process to apply for college. Paula wishes there was someone to guide her through the process back then, but now, with her experiences, she can help other students. She is still not sure what her future holds for her, but she does know that she would like to make a difference.
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away." – Maya Angelou
Andrea Rivera, G-Force Mentor – Dallas, TX
Junior, Mechanical Engineering
Andrea was born and raised in Dallas, TX and attended Irma Rangel YWLS. She is a first generation college student, who is seeking a Mechanical Engineering degree. Andrea hopes to one day work for a company who is excited about helping those in need. She has had many experiences through volunteering and working to make the world a better place. Her favorite band is Linkin Park, and she loves to do anything allows her to be active. Andrea loves food and her favorite color is blue.
Guillermo Vaquero, G-Force Mentor – Los Angeles, CA
Senior, Health Care Studies & Neuroscience
Guillermo loves working for the G-Force Mentoring Program because it gives him the opportunity to help students reach their goals. If he could he would keep this job forever, but unfortunately he can't. After graduating from UT Dallas, Guillermo plans on pursuing a career in health care while teaching soccer in the local area as a hobby!
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." – Wayne Gretzy