Spring 2023 Advanced Students


Young woman in suit with arms crossed. Amaryllis is from Sacramento, CA. Her major is Justice Studies and she is graduating in spring 2023. She joined the Record Clearance Project for an opportunity to learn legal skills while helping real people. She plans to attend law school after graduation to pursue a career in criminal defense. Amaryllis understands and speaks basic spanish. 
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Andrea is from Morgan Hill, CA. She expects to graduate in Spring 2023 with a degree in Justice Studies. She is a first-generation student and wants to be someone her brother can look up to.  She is uncertain about plans after graduating, finding careers in law, probation, social work and law enforcement all of interest, driven by her desire to help others.  The RCP is a fantastic opportunity to help others. Andrea is proficient in Spanish and currently learning ASL.

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Diana G. is a first-generation college student majoring in criminal justice.  Originally from El Salvador, Diana grew up in Burlingame, CA.  Diana has wanted to be a police officer since she was young to help keep the community safe. Diana joined RCP to inform the community about their legal rights and help people change their lives. Diana speaks Spanish.

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Diana H. grew up in San Jose and joined RCP in Fall 2022. She is working towards her degree in Justice Studies with a focus on Criminology with a minor in Legal Studies and in Creative Writing. Working in the RCP has solidified Diana’s goal of going to law school and her passion towards giving a voice to people whose voices may be suppressed by the criminal justice system. She is grateful to be part of a program that gives hope back to the community through legal assistance. Diana understands Vietnamese.  

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Everett retired from competitive gymnastics in 2019 to pursue a degree in Justice Studies from San Jose State University. Everett has a background in Police Studies and served as a volunteer with the Santa Cruz Police Department for six years. After discovering the impact and power of the RCP, Everett was thrilled to have the opportunity to work as an advanced student. He plans to pursue a graduate education at SJSU to develop replicable solutions to address contemporary issues facing the criminal justice system. 

Young woman in black headress and black dress Huda was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She plans to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Justice Studies and hopes to continue working in law or policy. She is passionate about the importance of education, improving our justice system to better serve our communities, and about lowering barriers of entry. Huda speaks fluent Urdu and Arabic, and moderate French.
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Laura is a first-generation college student born in Hollister, CA. She will graduate in Fall 2023 with a B.S. in Justice Studies with an emphasis on Criminology. She plans to go to law school following graduation. She joined the RCP to give people the second chance that the law provides, and thereby allow them to improve their lives.

Young man in black hoodie. Lenny was born in San Jose, CA. He is a Justice Studies major and will be graduating in Spring 2023. Lenny plans to join law enforcement after graduation and hopes to use his experience with RCP to help his future career. Lenny understands, speaks, and reads basic Spanish.
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Magali grew up in Santa Clara, CA. She got involved with the Record Clearance Project to better understand the justice system and develop skills that she can use in the future.  Magali currently plans to go to law school.

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Sandy was born and raised in the Central Coast and is a first-generation college student, with roots in Mexico. She learned English as a second language and joined RCP so that she can help make a difference in the lives of her clients. She is a mom of three and stays very busy reading, cooking, and traveling. She will graduate in the Fall of 2023 with a degree in Justice Studies and plans to go to law school.

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Sophia is from Eureka, CA. She will graduate in Spring 2024 with a degree in Justice Studies and a minor in Forensics. She plans to attend law school after graduation. Sophia joined the Record Clearance Program to gain legal experience along with helping to make a difference in people's lives.

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Trinity is a first-generation college student from Rialto, CA. She graduates in Spring 2023 with a B.S. in Justice Studies and a minor in Legal Studies. She plans to attend law school to advocate for children’s rights. Trinity joined the RCP to help individuals know the resources they have and to make an impact on people's lives. 

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Yesenia is a first-generation Mexican American college student who was born in San Jose, CA. She is double majoring in Justice Studies and Sociology, with a minor in human rights.  She plans to attend law school to become a defense attorney. Yesenia joined RCP to better assist those in her community who deserve a second chance, and to further her understanding of how the law affects people on a daily basis. As a lawyer, Yesenia seeks to change the criminal justice system. Yesenia is proficient in Spanish.