Spring 2022 Advanced Students


Shakeel Aiyub is from Livermore, CA. He is a Justice Studies major with a focus in Criminology and will graduate in Fall 2022. Shakeel joined the Record Clearance Project to help others in navigating the legal system and make an impact on clients’ lives. He plans to apply to law school and discovering what field of law he wants to pursue in the future.


Kyle Kalog is from Morgan Hill, CA. He will graduate with a degree in Justice Studies in Spring 2022. He plans to work as a Corrections Officer for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Kyle has found the Record Clearance Project rewarding as he has a passion for helping people and hopes to take the skills he has gained further in his career.


Gina Lara was born and raised in San Jose, CA. She is a first-generation college student and is a graduating senior, majoring in Justice Studies with a minor in Forensic Studies. Gina has worked for Santa Clara County for over 20 years.   When Gina decided to attend SJSU, she knew that she wanted to be a part of the Record Clearance Project because it helps give people a second chance at having a better future and allows them to put their past mistakes behind them. She has gone to school while working and could not have done it without the support of her boss, peers, and family.


Eric Nguyen is from San Jose, CA. He is a first-generation college       student pursuing a degree in Justice Studies. He previously interned with the Santa Clara County Public Defender’s Office and worked in homicide-related cases. Eric graduates in Spring 2022 and plans to work for Santa Clara County. He is fluent in both Vietnamese and Spanish.


Christian Rodriguez is from Riverside, CA. He is a first-generation college student. He has a twin brother named Christopher. He is pursuing a B.S. in Justice Studies. Christian joined the Record Clearance Project in Summer 2021 to help those in need. Christian graduates in Spring 2022 and plans to work in law enforcement. He speaks fluent Spanish.


Rayohna Sagapolu is majoring in Justice Studies and graduates in Spring 2022. She is a first-generation college student and plans to become a police officer with her degree. She believes that the RCP is a great program that has helped so many people and is happy to be a part of it.


Erin Yu is a first-generation Vietnamese-Chinese college student from San Diego, CA. She graduates in Fall 2022 with a B.S. in Justice Studies and a minor in Forensic Studies. She is considering law school in the future, but has yet to decide on her field of interest. Erin joined the RCP to help individuals move forward and finds the work very rewarding.  She applauds those in the program who continue to change people's lives. Erin understands some Vietnamese