MSU Denver

Meet The CREW

WHAT IS THE CREW IN BLUE?

The CREW is an elite group of students who serve as the front line for all guests and visitors to campus. These are current Roadrunners on the path to success through student involvement and academics. Come visit campus and meet the CREW!

MEET KATELYN (She/Hers)

Major: Secondary Education

Hometown: Brighton, CO

Favorite Color Purple
Favorite Place to Eat Starbucks
Favorite Candy 100 Grand Bar
Favorite Movie Mulan
Favorite Book Cinder
Favorite TV Show/s Loki and other Marvel shows
What/Who Inspires you? Other teachers
Who Would Play You In A Movie? I have no idea
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? National Museum of Science and History
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Tour Guide
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Reading and playing DnD

*First time to college


MEET JAQUELINE (She/Hers)

Major: Hospitality

Hometown: Denver, CO

Favorite Color Aqua
Favorite Place to Ear  Tacos 420
Favorite Candy Lucas
Favorite Movie Sonic 2
Favorite Book Dairy of a Wimpy Kid
Favorite TV Show/s La Rosa of Guadalupe
What/Who Inspires you? My cousin Joshua
Who Would Play You In A Movie? A bad ass
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? La Michoacána
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Trio and Excel
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Going to the gym

First time to college; First generation college student


MEET DRE (They/Them)

Major: Anthropology and Linguisitics

Hometown: Pyeongtaek, South Korea

Favorite Color Purple
Favorite Place to Eat  Subway
Favorite Candy Nerds Gummy Clusters
Favorite Movie Thirteenth Warrior
Favorite Book Me Talk Pretty One Day
Favorite TV Show/s Critical Role
What/Who Inspires you? Dr. Marina Gorlach
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Elliot Page
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? The first ever Chipotle
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Linguistics Club
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Dungeons & Dragons and video games

Transfer Student


MEET NAOMI (She/Hers)

Major: Biology

Hometown: Farmington, NM

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place to Eat Tocabe
Favorite Candy Airheads
Favorite Movie Matilda
Favorite Book Night by Elie Wiesel
Favorite TV Show/s How I Met Your Mother
What/Who Inspires you? Myself
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Me
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Tocabe
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Native Indigenous Student Alliance, TRIO, CO-WY AMP, Snake Research
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Anything outdoors or involved physical activity or a board or some sorts.

Transfer Student


MEET KAITLYN (She/Hers)

Major: Hospitality Leadership

Hometown: Hillsdale, MI

Favorite Color Pink and Blue
Favorite Place to Eat Golden Saigon
Favorite Candy Hershey’s Symphony Bar
Favorite Movie Shrek 2
Favorite Book Anne of Green Gables
Favorite TV Show/s Bridgerton
What/Who Inspires you? Acts of kindness
Who Would Play You In A Movie? The villian
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Golden Saigon
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Hospitality club
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Video games, reading, yoga

First time to college


MEET NAYA (She/Hers)

Major: Business Management

Hometown: Denver, Co

Favorite Color Pink
Favorite Place to Eat Chick-fil-A
Favorite Candy Pica Fresas
Favorite Movie Coraline
Favorite Book Looking for Alaska
Favorite TV Show/s Señor de Los Cielos
What/Who Inspires you? My Parents
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Meow Wolf
Things Involved With At MSUDenver College Works
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Shopping

First time to college; First Generation college student


MEET JAILENE (She/Hers)

Major: Biology

Hometown: Long Beach, CA

Favorite Color Red
Favorite Place to Eat Noodles & Company
Favorite Candy Nerds Ropes
Favorite Movie
Favorite Book Anything James Patterson
Favorite TV Show/s Greys Anatomy
What/Who Inspires you? Being the first one to go to college, my family
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Red Rocks
Things Involved With At MSU Denver TRiO, MSU champions
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Anything outdoors

First generation college student


MEET DAVID (He/His)

Major: History

Hometown: Denver, Co

Favorite Color Bright yellow
Favorite Place to Eat Ship Tavern in the Brown Palace
Favorite Candy Israeli chocolate
Favorite Movie Yellow Submarine
Favorite Book Tales of the Frontier
Favorite TV Show/s Gravity Falls, Mysteries at the Museum
What/Who Inspires you? My Family, The Beatles, Golda Meir, My professors
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Myself
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? The Brown Palace and the entire town of Glenwood Springs
Things Involved With At MSUDenver History Club, Chabad of Auraria, History Department Work-Study
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Exploring parks and hiking, walking around the city, listening to records and reading Marvel comics and history stories

First time to college


MEET AJ (He/His)

Major Speech, Language, Hearing sciences

Hometown Northglenn, Co

Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Place to Eat Vietnamese Café
Favorite Candy Reeses
Favorite Movie Shrek
Favorite Book Guitar Boy
Favorite TV Show/s Avatar the Last Air Bender
What/Who Inspires you? My grandpa Domingo Maldonado
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Jack Black
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Spill the Tea Boba
Things Involved With At MSU Denver None
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Road trips, Spray painting, Video games

Re-Admit Student


MEET JACOB (He/His)

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Westminster, Co

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place to Eat Meta Burger
Favorite Candy Anything Vegan
Favorite Movie Alien
Favorite Book 
Favorite TV Show/s Better Call Saul, Futurama, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Arrested Development
What/Who Inspires you? Anyone fighting against injustice and inequity
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Danny DeVito
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Mutiny Information Cafe
Things Involved With At MSUDenver 
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Skateboarding, Playing Guitar/ Bass, Going to Concerts, Biking, Cooking

Re-Admit Student


MEET CHRISTIAN (He/His)

Major Communication

Hometown Huntington Beach, CA

Favorite Color Yellow
Favorite Place to Eat JJ’s Bistro
Favorite Candy Sweet and Sour Cakes
Favorite Movie Good Will Hunting
Favorite Book Not a big reader
Favorite TV Show/s Scrubs
What/Who Inspires you? My grandma
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Andrew Garfield
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Red Rocks
Things Involved With At MSU Denver None
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Climbing

First time to College


MEET DIANA (She/Her/Ella)

Major: Theatre

Hometown: Denver, CO

Favorite Color Green
Favorite Place to Eat Los Mesones
Favorite Candy Gummy Bears
Favorite Movie Deadpool
Favorite Book Every Day by David Levithan
Favorite TV Show/s On my Block; Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
What/Who Inspires you? My motivation is that I want to break the cycle
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Glenwood Springs
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Stage Combat Club, Getting involved in LatinX Alliance
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Longboarding, Hiking, Photography, Gym

Transfer Student; First Generation College Student


MEET RUBY (She/Her)

Major Sociology

Hometown Denver, CO

Favorite Color Maroon and Pink
Favorite Place to Eat Texas Roadhouse
Favorite Candy Cinnamon Gummy Bears
Favorite Movie Troy, Tombstone
Favorite Book The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius
Favorite TV Show/s Comedies
What/Who Inspires you? People and Books that help me grow and evolve to be a better human being
Who Would Play You In A Movie? A Warrior Princess
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Royal Gorge
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Crew In Blue
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Camping, Hiking, Taking Train Rides, Arts and Crafts

First Generation College Student, Transfer Student, First Time to College Student


MEET ZAW (He/His)

Major: Accounting

Hometown: Paletwa, Myanmar

Favorite Color Red
Favorite Place to Eat Korean BBQ
Favorite Candy Chocolate
Favorite Movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Favorite Book Harry Potter
Favorite TV Show/s America’s Got Talent
What/Who Inspires you? My parents
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? The Broadmoor Seven Falls
Things Involved With At MSU Denver TRIO Student Support Services
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Playing soccer and tennis

First Generation College Student


MEET EMELY (She/Her)

Major Elementary Education

Hometown Boulder, CO

Favorite Color Black
Favorite Place to Eat BWW
Favorite Candy Hershey’s Chocolate
Favorite Movie
Favorite Book
Favorite TV Show/s
What/Who Inspires you?
Who Would Play You In A Movie? 
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? 
Things Involved With At MSU Denver 
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver

First Generation College Student; First Time College Student

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MEET MARI (She/Hers)

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Denver, Co

Favorite Color Pink
Favorite Place to Eat Buffalo Wild Wings
Favorite Candy Any sour candy
Favorite Movie Any Marvel movie
Favorite Book 
Favorite TV Show/s The Office
What/Who Inspires you? My mom
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? A Rockies game at Coors Field
Things Involved With At MSUDenver TRIO, and I am apart of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Cooking

First Generation college student


MEET DARIAN (He/Him)

Major: Video Production

Hometown: Denver, CO

Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Place to Eat Raising Canes
Favorite Candy Apples
Favorite Movie Logan
Favorite Book Song of Achilles
Favorite TV Show/s Parks and Rec
What/Who Inspires you? My mom
Who Would Play You In A Movie? Salma Hayek
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? No
Things Involved With At MSU Denver I work here
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

First time college student


MEET FRIDA (She/Hers)

Major: Pre- nursing

Hometown: Chihuahua, México

Favorite Color Purple
Favorite Place to Eat Sushi Katsu
Favorite Candy Chocolate
Favorite Movie
Favorite Book Cien Años de Soledad
Favorite TV Show/s The Walking Dead
What/Who Inspires you? My dad
Who Would Play You In A Movie?
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Adventure olf & Raceway
Things Involved With At MSU Denver Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc.
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver reading, watching series, gym, anything outdoors

First time college student


MEET SAM (She/Her)

Major: Social Work

Hometown: Longmont, CO

Favorite Color Lilac
Favorite Place to Eat Chipotle
Favorite Candy Sour Patch Kids
Favorite Movie The Princess Bride
Favorite Book The Secret Life of Bees
Favorite TV Show/s Schitt’s Creek, Bridgerton, and Downton Abbey
What/Who Inspires you? My mom, aunts, and grandmothers
Who Would Play You In A Movie? I think I would prefer to be animated. But my voice actor would be Kristen Bell
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Pearl St in Boulder
Things Involved With At MSU Denver 
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Reading, crafts, and being outside!

First time college student


MEET JOSE (He/Him)

Major: Spanish

Hometown: Aurora, CO

Favorite Color Green
Favorite Place to Eat Sushi Katsu
Favorite Candy Cajeta
Favorite Movie A Silent Voice
Favorite Book No Longer Human
Favorite TV Show/s Your Lie in April
What/Who Inspires you? My father
Who Would Play You In A Movie? The villain
Anywhere in Colorado/Denver You Recommend? Vail
Things Involved With At MSU Denver 
Hobbies Outside Of MSU Denver Sports, video games, watching anime

First time college student