Student Veteran Spotlights

Angel Flores

Angel Flores
  • Major: Biology, Pre-med
  • Year: Senior
  • Branch: California Army National Guard
  • Status: Reservist
  • Rank: Specialist
  • Favorite Color: Red
  • How are you leaving your boot print? Helping fellow veterans get past the horrors of completing the GoArmyEd tuition assistance process.

Josh Trapp

Josh Trapp
  • Major: Computer Engineering
  • Year: Sophomore
  • Branch: Army
  • Status: Dependant
  • Sponsor: Father
  • Favorite Color: Green
  • What are your future plans? I want to work for an avionics engineering firm like Boeing or Lockheed Martin.

Juan Hernandez

  • Major: Criminal Justice
  • Year: Senior
  • Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Status: Veteran
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Favorite Color: Red
  • Words to live by: "An unexamined life is not worth living." - Socrates

Janelle Hrycyk

  • Major: Arabic in Literature and Language Communication Studies-Public Relations                                                    
  • Year: Senior
  • Branch: Air Force
  • Status: ROTC Cadet
  • Favorite Color: Green and Yellow
  • Words to live by: “It ain’t about how hard you hit. It is about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward; how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” ― Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa 

Victoria Padua

  • Major: Sociology
  • Year: Junior
  • Branch: Army Reserve
  • Status: Reservist
  • Rank: Specialist
  • Favorite Color: Green
  • Words to live by: “Excellence is not a choice, it is a habit.” ― Aristotle