Nick Lanza


Class Year: 2025

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Mansfield


Reason for Joining USG: I believe there is more we can do to ensure that every student feels welcomed and supported at our campus.

Favorite Quote: “Curious George promised to be good. But it’s easy for little monkeys to forget” – Margret Rey


Stephanie Ruby Latorre


Year: Freshman ‘25

Major: Biological Sciences

Minor: Music

Hometown: Middletown, CT

Reason for Joining USG: I joined USG because I want to be part of a positive change and impact at UConn and provide assistance and connections within our student body.


Favorite Quote:  “Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day’s own trouble be sufficient for the day.” Jesus Christ (Matt 6:34)

Majda Adnane


Class Year: 2025

Major: Biology

Hometown: Meriden

Reason for Joining USG: To be more involved at the campus and to advocate for the needs of students.


Favorite Quote: “Burnout is not a badge of honor” – Tianna Soto

Cielo Muñoz


Year: Freshman ‘25




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Sidratul Muntaha


Year: Freshman, 2026

Major: Political Science

Hometown: Bristol, CT, USA

Reason for joining USG: I want to get more involved with the student body and make long-lasting connections while here. I always wanted to try something different and take more risks outside of my comfort zone in college so I knew USG would be perfect for the job! I hope to make an impactful difference on this campus in the years to come.


Favorite quote: “I have come to love myself for who I am, for who I was, and for who I hope to become.” (RM)

Samantha Diaz


Year: Freshman 

Major: Social work

Hometown: East Hartford

Reason for joining USG: I joined USG to be a part of a student-led group that values the interests of the student body and will take action to create an inclusive environment.

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Favorite Quote: He gives power to the weak, and those who have no might He increases strength (Isaiah 40:29)


Desirah Jayleen Rijo


Class Year: 2024

Major: Psychology

Hometown: New Britain

Reason for Joining USG:  I want to help contribute to activities/events on campus.


Favorite Quote: “You cannot undo these threads, and you cannot undo the paths they ran” – Anonymous

Cesar Carreno


Year: Spring 2025

Major: Undecided

Hometown: Hartford

Reason for joining USG: I want to be a part of the student body and inspire others.


Favorite quote: “it is only the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential to the invisible eye” – Anonymous