My name is Cristian Aburto, I am a senior at CIHS. I joined this program suggested by one of my teachers to grow in certain areas. I like doing new activities but at the same time, I like relaxing. My favorite color is blue. I am planning to major in finance and become a financial manager.
My name is Sandra Aguilar and I'm a senior at Channel Islands High School. I want to study anything in medical majors such as biology, physics and chemistry including a lot of science. Some colleges I want to study at are USC, CSULA, Mt Saint Mary’s. My career goal is to one day become a Medical Doctor. My favorite school subject is History and my hobbies are searching for random things and learning something new.
Hi my name is Rihanna H. Alvarado and I am currently a sophomore attending Channel Islands High School and I want to continue studying in the medical field. I would like to become a traveling nurse or a registered nurse. I decided to join UBCI because I wanted access to resources that are available to me, so I could better my high school career. I want to be successful and be the first first in my family to finish school and go to a university.
Hi, my name is Jorge Almazan and I am a junior at Channel Islands High School. I decided to join UBCI in order to acheive my pursuit of being successful and having a good education. I want to be the first in my family to go to college. My dream school is MIT, Caltech, Harvard, Yale, and Stanford. My dream careers are to be an entrepreneur or an IT.
Hello my name is Denisse and I’m currently a junior at Channel Islands High School. I’m a first generation college student and I aspire to be a psychologist in the future. I applied for UBCI because I’ve heard of all the benefits they offer especially for first generation college students. In my free time I love to bake and spend time outdoors.
My name is Kelly Angel and I'm a junior at Channel Islands High School. After I graduate, I would like to stay close to home and go to CSUCI or another nearby university. I am currently interested in the medical and teaching field. I am the oldest in my family and have one younger sibling. My favorite subject is Math. My hobbies are reading manga, watching anime, listening to music, and watching Korean drama movies.
My name is Mathew Anthony. I'm a Freshman at Channel Islands High School and I decided to join because my friend and sister recommended it. I also decided to join in order to get more help with my classes. I still don’t have any plans for the future or careers, but I love running. It’s my hobby.
Hello, my name is Angel Arellano. I am a sophomore at CI. I became aware of this program through a summer robotics class/course. I have two younger siblings and a dog. I would like to study something that has to do with marine wildlife or computers. After high school I'd like to attend a four-year university.
I am a senior at Channel Islands high school. I joined UBCI because my older sister was in it and since it was an opportunity to be able to learn more about college. I hope to attend a university after Highschool and attain a PhD. My favorite subject currently is English, and my favorite color is blue.
My name is Cassie Biascan and I am a Junior at CIHS. I want to go to UCSB and major in Aquatic Biology/Limnology to learn about sea organisms and plants. I love sea life, especially narwhals and I love sea coral.
Hi, my name is Guillermina Briseno and I am going into my senior year. I have two siblings and one pet. I would like to study in the field of medicine, not sure in what position yet but I'm sure it's medicine. My favorite subject is science because it's weird how it works. My dream university is UCLA or SDSU. Career goals I have are long-term but I would like to to start with short term goals, my short term goals are to finish high school and get good grades.
Hello, I am a junior at CI. I became aware of this program through my math teacher, suggesting I sign up. One of the reasons I joined this program was for the help of choosing what career to pursue. I am a first-generation college student; meaning, I will come across challenges where I will need assistance from others with experience. I enjoy painting, reading, music, anime, bike rides, and exploring nature. I also love horror related things.
My name is Melina Casas. I'm currently a sophomore at Channel Islands High School. I joined Ubci because I wanted to be guided on the college application process and have opportunities for my future. Some of my goals are to major in Criminology or around that area. After high school I want to attend a four-year university.
Hello my name is Eross Castrejon. I am in the tenth grade at CIHS and I want to work in a field where you can work with computers. I don't have many pets except one cat.
Hi my name is Sheila I am Junior at Channel Islands High-school. My favorite thing is to go on walks with my dogs Luna and Ash. I found out about Upward Bound through my sister. I decided to join because I know they can help me with my homework, getting good grades and staying on track with school. My goal is to become an elementary teacher and open up my own business.
My name is Jaelyn Cervantes and I am a sophomore at Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI for better opportunities. Some of my accomplishments are that I am a straight A’s student. I plan to become a future nurse/ultrasound tech. My dream schools are UCSD & CSUCI. Some of my hobbies are enjoying the sunset view at the beach and listening to Bad Bunny.
Hi my name is Nareli Chichil and I am a Senior at Channel Islands. I like to draw and read in my spare time and my favorite subject in school is Social Studies. I learned about Upward Bound from my sister Evelyn and I joined because she said it was a lot of fun. I love that upward bound helps me learn new things and the projects that we do. I would like to be a veterinarian once I finish school.
Hi my name is Nayeli Chichil and I am a Senior at Channel Islands. My favorite subject is art and I love to draw. My sister Evelyn told me about Upward Bound and she said that the program helps you learn about college and find out what are the best schools to go to. My dream is to be a doctor once I finish school.
My name is Jose Cortez. I am a sophomore at Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI to get help with work and learn about the options I have after high school. I want to study law and justice or engineering. I plan to attend a local college and then transfer to UCSB or Cal Poly.
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My name is Deliah D. Aquila. I am a sophomore at Channel Islands high school. I joined UCBI for tutoring. I want to pursue a career in music. I like to draw, and make music.
Howdy! I'm Onestty Estrada, a senior. I joined UBCI to gain insight and resources towards my future and college process. My plan after high school is to attend UC Campus where I will study biology and chemistry in order to become a dermatologist. Aside from that, I volunteer at a clinic, play golf, and have 3 cats that I love very much!
Hello! My name is Amy Gallegos and I’m a senior at Channel Islands High School. I’m also a first generation college student and decided I would join UBCI because I wanted to learn more about the process of applying to colleges. I like to paint, draw, take walks, and listen to music. I hope to attend a university after high school and go into the medical field.
My name is Alexa Garcia and I am a Junior at Channel Islands. I learned about Upward Bound through my mom, since my friend's mom told her. I joined Upward Bound because I was told that the program would help me get through high school. I like that I can get help with assignments through tutoring. I like learning about social studies and I like to watch TV.
My name is Tatum Gomez, I am a sophomore at Channel Islands. I joined UCBI because my sister recommended the program. My dream is to become a psychiatrist, I really enjoy helping others. My dream school is UCSD.
My name is Elizabeth Gonzalez, I am a junior at Channel Islands High School. Some of my favorite hobbies are reading and writing. I decided to join UBCI to get help with my homework, and find other opportunities for my education. In the future I would like to major in Business.
My name is Gabriela Gonzalez and I am a sophomore at Channel Islands High School. My plans after highschool and the reason why I joined UBCI is to improve my communication skills, graduate highschool with grades above average, get involved on campus, and learn about college. My plans after high school are to attend UC Davis and become a Vet assistant.
Hi my name is Yeni Gonzalez and I’m a senior at Channel Islands High school. In the future I would like to go to a four year university to pursue a career in the STEM field. I enjoy reading and painting in my free time.
Hi my name is Karen Hernandez. I’m currently a junior at Channel Islands High School. My favorite color is red. During my free time I enjoy going to the beach to take walks and swimming. I am in the Spanish Club here on campus and would like to attend college in the future. My goal is to graduate with good grades and attend community college. After two years in college I would like to transfer to a four year university.
My name is Chanella Himaya. I am currently a sophomore at Channel Islands high school. I decided to join UBCI because I want to go to college to pursue my dream of becoming a nurse. I’m currently still exploring my dream school. My favorite hobbies are journaling and watching netflix.
My name is Hailey and I'm Filipino-American. I am a sophomore at Channel Islands High School. I wanted to join UBCI after hearing about tutoring sessions available. I want to study nursing in college or maybe business. I love to read and write in my spare time to relax.
Hi my name is Lindsay Juarez and I am currently a sophomore attending Channels Islands High School. I am currently in ASB, wellness peer, and part of raiders fest. In the near future I plan to graduate high school and attend a 4 year university and be able to reach my dream job of becoming a Dermatologist. I know things might seem far away but life moves fast and accomplishments will be made throughout someone’s journey nothing is ever impossible.
Hi! My name is Makayla Lezada and I am a Senior at Channel Islands High School. I joined Upward Bound because I will be the first to go to college in my family, and Upward Bound helps me to prepare for college. I am the oldest of three, so that makes me the role model and the example for my little sisters. My favorite subject in school is math. My goals are to go to a 4 year university and hope to major in aerospace engineering.
My name is Julissa Lopez, and I’m currently a junior at Channel Islands High School. I joined UBCI to learn more about college, gain new academic skills, and to receive extra support. After high school, I plan to attend a university and major in education. Math has always been my favorite subject, so I hope to become a math teacher in the future.
My name is Daniela Magana, I’m in the 11th grade and I decided that I wanted to join UBCI as a way to help guide me in my goal of higher education! In the future I hope to be able to achieve working in marketing in a literacy department or a department that I am greatly passionate towards, also I hope that in the future I have hopefully published a book! For my career plans I hope to be able to major in English as well as marketing/communications and maybe fit a minor in creative writing. Some of my dream schools are New York University, Stanford or UCLA! When it comes to accomplishments, some that I have achieved are being able to be Co-President of California Scholarship Federation, being on Principles honor roll and well as making it as top 10 in my class the past two years.
Hi my name is Ruby Martinez and I'm a Junior at Channel Islands. I like my history class and love to watch Netflix and hang out with my friends. I found out about Upward Bound through my aunt and I love all of the fun activities we do. I don't have a dream job yet but I do want to attend a school in LA after high school.
My name is Angel Mendoza, and I am a freshman at Channel Islands High School. I decided to join Ucbi because I saw it was a way to get help getting to a 4 year university. I hope to attend UC Berkeley to major in computer science. I enjoy programming and hope to be a software engineer in the future.
My name is Eduardo Mendoza and I'm a Senior. I joined UBCI through my older brother. Something I like to do is listen to music. My favorite subject in school is music/band. An interesting fact about me is that I never learned how to ride a bike.
Hello. My name is Adrian Montelongo and I am a Junior at Channel Islands High School. I learned about UBCI through my mom. Her and my Tias were involved in it. The teachers are cool and the benefits are great. I like to spend time with my family and listen to music, especially Spanish music. My dream college is UCLA. My goal is to play college football and obtain a Bachelor's Degree to become a chiropractor.
I am a Senior at CIHS. I wish to attend UCLA after High School and get a PHD in psychology. I joined Upward Bound because this program will be able to help me get closer to my goal as I am a first gen student who doesn't know much about what to do to attend my dream University.
I am a Senior at CIHS. I enjoy watching Korean and Chinese dramas, anime, and playing Valorant in my spare time. I first learned about UBCI through my emails, but only really joined when my friend convinced me. I love the opportunities Upward Bound offers to its students. Specifically, I am thoroughly enjoying the Robotics Class and with a small class, it's easier to get to know the members and teachers.
My name is Maite Peinado. I am a sophomore in Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI because I wanted to get help with college. I want to pursue a career in the Medical field. My dream schools are UCSD, UCSC.
My name is Elizabeth Ramirez. I'm currently a junior at Channel Islands High School. I decided to join UBCI to guide me into higher education.My plans for the future career is going to a PA program. After working with low-income communities. My dream schools are Cal Poly Slo, UCSD, and Long Beach. In my free time I love to do sports, swimming and waterpolo. My goal in life is to give back to those who have less than me.
My name is Jonathan “Luke” Reyes and I’m a high school senior at Channel Islands High School. I joined Upward Bound to get additional support entering senior year and for access to greater college resources. I intend to major in Computer Science and pursue a career in programming.
I am a senior at Channel Islands High School and my favorite subject is science. My future goals would be to attend UCLA and graduate with a Biology or Chemistry degree. I joined Upward Bound because as a first gen student I don't know much about going to college. In the past year that I've been with UBCI, the team has offered great resources like tutoring, workshops and academic advising
My name is Breanna Rodriguez. I'm currently a junior at Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI so they could help me prepare for my future and find scholarships. My hobbies include watching anime, art, sports, and reading. My goal for the future is to become a veterinarian and help many animals. My dream schools are UC Davis, Colorado State University and Cal Poly Slo.
Hi! My name is Cecilia Rodriguez, I am a Senior at Channel Islands High School. I enjoy cooking, going out and collaborating with others. Upward Bound allows students to work with one another, while they discover new information along the way. This program has helped guide me through high school, and build the foundation for my future plans. They offer lots of opportunities, which lets students of all interests succeed! My future plans are to attend UC Berkeley or UC Irvine as a Chemistry major, and one day obtain my PhD in toxicology.
Hi my name is Hailey Rojas. I’m a junior at Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI because of the opportunities they offer guiding students into a more structured college experience. I don’t have any dream schools but I do hope to get into a college with a good clinical psychology program. My best accomplishments and hobbies are my LEGO sets.
Hi my name is Perla Sanchez and I am a senior. I heard about UBCI through my older sisters who graduated from CI. As a career plan I would like to receive my cosmetology license and possibly become an orthodontist. I’d like to be able to attend Cal State LA or any CSU. I have 3 sisters and my favorite subject is Math.
My name is Lisseth S. and I am currently a sophomore at Channels Islands High School. I joined Upward Bound because first and foremost, I have the benefit of a program here on campus. Having this, I have the opportunity to come by and get questions answered, have many volunteer opportunities, and discover new colleges near me, and most importantly I have a support group that can guide me during my high school years and after graduation plans. Career paths I'm interested in are field biologist, park ranger, marine biologists, zoologists! Some colleges I have in mind are UCSB, CSU Monterey Bay, and open to others I could discover while being in UBCI.
My name is Nereida and I am currently a freshman at CI. I like to spend my time outside with my friends and live in the moment when around them. I joined Upward Bound because they allow me to explore multiple careers that are best suitable for me. They are very welcoming and support you no matter what. They give you the boost of confidence when it comes to academics, if you’re ever stuck on something or want a professional opinion they are the ones you go to. I don’t have a dream school or a career I want to pursue yet but I know Upward Bound will help me find a career that gives me the joy and something to work for.
My name is Alan Texis and I am a Senior at Channel Islands High School. The main reason I got into Upward Bound was because of my sister pushing me to get in. I stayed because of the moments I've had with the people in the program and of the many opportunities I was given. I learned how to talk and meet with new people and I would probably never have had these chances if I didn't join. My main goal in life is to find something that I want to do after high school and attend college or university.
Hi my name is Belem Texis and I am a Senior at Channel Islands High School. I joined UBCI because of the other family members that are in the program. What I really like about the program is that they offer a lot of opportunities to learn useful stuff for the future to prepare yourself. They help you to prepare for college and in the future I would love to attend a 4 year university so I could become a teacher.
My name is Ebony Valdez. I am a senior at Channel Islands High School. I joined UCBI because I wanted to make friends. My dream is to be a nurse. I enjoy helping others. My dream school is CSUCI, CSUN, and San Jose University.
My name is Jose Valencia and I am a Junior. I heard about UBCI through a friend and it caught my attention and I feel like I could benefit a lot from being in UBCI because I can be heavily informed about going to college and what I should do after high school because at the moment I feel lost. After high school I definitely want to go to any university here in California, preferably closer to home. I am an athlete and heavily involved in various clubs and programs at CI, but I also have various interest outside of school.
Hi, my name is Emanuel Valdivieso and I’m in 9th grade. In the future I would like to assist to a University in Spain. I’m still not sure which one but Im on that. One of my favorite subjects in school is math.
Hi I'm Nethzary Villa , a sophomore in Channel Islands high school . Something I want to study is forensic photography. I really enjoy doing photography as a hobby . A subject I really enjoy studying is science .