Lindsay Gomez Banuelos:
Lindsay is majoring in Graphic Design as well as a minor in Ethnic Studies. She is from Denver, CO and is the oldest of 3 siblings. She loves to draw, read, watch movies, and play video games. Lindsay was one of the first student participants of La Conexion, so the program holds a very special place in her heart. She also loves to cook for her family and friends and has a younger sister here at CSU.
Fernando is currently studying a double major in Political Science and Spanish. He is from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico and has been in the U.S. for almost 9 years now. He enjoys reading and playing soccer and loves any type of Mexican food. He also enjoys cooking and has 3 pet birds. He prefers to listen to music in Spanish, plays the accordion, and believe that comedy is a great way to deal with life's pains.
Ami is majoring in Apparel and Merchandising and will soon also have a minor in Business Administration. She is from Aspen, CO and she loves the color yellow. Her favorite animal is the elephant and she is a proud sister of Pi Lambda Ki Latina Sorority, Inc. Ami was a part of La Conexion her freshman year and say that the program helped her transition into college much easier. It allowed her to find a "home away from home" and create meaningful relationships with other first year students. Ami hopes to serve as a resource, a mentor, and a friend to help her students navigate their first year at CSU and provide a strong sense of belonging.