The Peer Tutor-Mentors are high achieving upper classmen on campus. The majority of the Peer Tutor-Mentors are DSF Scholars. These students provide academic support and campus guidance. Our mentors express leadership in a variety of organizations throughout campus.
Keirra, an undergraduate student at Colorado State University-Pueblo, with a major in Sociology and minor in Psychology. She is in her second year at CSU-Pueblo and plans to graduate in May 2014. Not only is she a Denver Scholarship Foundation Peer Tutor-Mentor she is one of the many Scholars. On her free time she likes spending time with family and friends, traveling, and meeting new people. She plans on furthering her career and getting her Doctorate. Keirra graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 2010.
Nigel is a motivated DPS Graduate of Thomas Jefferson
High School class of 2010. Nigel is a double major sophomore of Business
Management and Athletic Training. Nigel partakes in the on campus
runners club and is an active Peer Tutor-Mentor. His hobbies are working
out, listing to music, training his friends and playing basketball.
Nigel hopes to someday own a sport medicine complex.
Jesus “ Adrian” Muñoz
Adrian, a graduate of the International Baccalaureate
(IB) Program at George Washington High School, is currently studying
towards a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from CSU-Pueblo.
Currently in his second year at the Hassan School of Business, Adrian is
hoping to graduate with a Master’s in Business Administration in 2015.
Adrian also takes an interest in automotive classes as a hobby. His
time in Pueblo is spent studying for classes in the new CSU-Pueblo
Library and Academic Resource Center and working two part-time jobs in
order to finance his education. He also enjoys mentoring and helping
his fellow peers, working out, and takes an active interest in cars. He
hopes one day to become self-sufficient enough to start a business and
give back to the community that helped him through the struggle of
Richards is a second semester senior here at Colorado State University-
Pueblo and a High School graduate of Denver East High School in spring
of 2008. She is currently a full-time student athlete in Women’s Track
and Field Program and has consistently been a continuous scholar of
Denver Scholarship since their start in 2008. Maya is also concurrent
scholar of the Colorado Black Chamber Scholarship. Currently as a
student she has been involved in the Associated Students’ Government as
the head of public relations and participated in positive activities and
social engagements on this campus. Maya also is a part of the Student
Athletic Advisory Committee and has participated as President for 2
years in succession and Secretary (freshmen year)/Treasurer (senior
year). Her last semester as an Undergraduate will be fall 2012 and she
will have completed a Major and Minor with certifications in First Aid,
CPR and Coaching. In the future, Maya intends on being head manager of a
Fitness training center and Spa in Leisure Hospitality and continues to
fulfill her dreams of being a coordinator of a non-profit organization
within an athletic company, possibly even going abroad and learning
Spanish as a second language. Maya’s community is who she represents and
she’s planning on giving back her success. She is hopeful that one day
she will be a donor to the Denver Scholarship Foundation and other
Kanisha is a graduate of George Washington high school. She is a sophomore at Colorado State University-Pueblo majoring
in Business Management. Kanisha plans to graduate in the spring of
2015 with her Masters of Business Administration. Kanisha enjoys
shopping, working out, and being with family and friends. One day she
hopes to become the CEO of a company.