Meet the Tour Guides



Aaron Rohrer '22

Home Town: Camarillo, CA
Major: Communication and Spanish

Favorite place on campus:Jack's Corner

"CLU is a welcoming university filled with professors who care about your academic growth and future success. It is a place where I have made countless life-long friends and unforgettable college memories."

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Austin Gregory '22

Home Town: Thousand Oaks, CA

Favorite place on campus: The Spine

"CLU is a place that is very welcoming the second you step on campus and somwhere you will be very happy to call home no matter how many years you're here"




Bella Abbatoye '24

Home Town: Oxnard, CA
Major: Art and Marketing Communications

Favorite place on campus:Kingsmen Park

"Full of friendly faces and beautiful places!"



Cassidy Fukuda '22

Home Town: Moorpark, CA

Favorite place on campus:Starbucks

"CLU is a tight-knit community that focuses on student life, education and success for the future. I have enjoyed this positive experience as a student-athlete!"




David Bryant '22

Home Town: Mission Viejo, CA 
Major:Criminology and Criminal Justice

Favorite place on campus:Student Union

"CLU has been a second home that allowed me to grow both academically and personally in many ways. Through small class sizes, I have been able to develop strong connections with my faculty and peers that enhanced my education. Also, being involved as much as possible at CLU made my college experience one thousand times better and something that I recommend to every prospective student."

Email david



Francine Aclan '22

Home Town: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Business Adminstration
Emphasis: Global Business

Favorite place on campus: The Swingset

"A small campus where you can know everyone and can make huge positive impacts!"

EMAIL francine



Guissell Martinez '23

Home Town: Ojai, CA
Major:Film and Television and Spanish

Favorite place on campus: Jack's Corner

"CLU is a great school it has a little bit of everything you will need. The Professors and Staff genuinely care about us students and the community so much and will go the extra mile to make sure you have the best experience at school; because the school has such a strong sense of community you are not just a number to them but someone who they will remember and create genuine connections with!"

¡Hablo español!

EMAIL Guissell



Hailey Ponchione '24

Home Town: El Cerrito, CA
Major: Film and Television 

Favorite place on campus: TV Studio in Spies-Bornemann Center for Education and Technology

"CLU is a small, diverse, and welcoming community where you can get a good education and make great friends."

EMAIL hailey



Jacqueline Mendez '24

Home Town: Pacoima, CA
Major:Business Adminstration
Emphasis: Management

Favorite place on campus: Starbucks
Favorite CLU Activity: Let It Snow

"CLU is honestly a place where everyone from different background is welcomed. I find CLU to be my second home or my home away from home. Everyone is welcoming, gives positive vibes, and is always there for everyone."

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Jordan Sanchez '23

Home Town: Ewa Beach, HI

Favorite place on campus: Pearson Library

"CLU is a small and friendly campus!"

EMAIL Jordan



Karla Guzman '25

Home Town: Oxnard, CA
Major:Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology

Favorite place on campus: The Student Support Services House

"A welcoming new environment, that really creates an amazing connection between students and staff."

¡Hablo español!

EMAIL karla



Kate Vega '21 & '23

Home Town: Oxnard, CA
Major:Liberal Studies in Education
Graduate Program: Multiple Subject Credential and Special Ed (Mild-Mod) Credential

Favorite place on campus:Gumby and Pepper Tree Grove

"Cal Lutheran is a school unlike any other. Here you are a name and not a number. The professors take pride in their students and the work that is done in the classroom. As both a undergrad and a grad student, my time at CLU has been full of memorable experiences. I have met so many life-long friends and I have been honored to learn from such inspiring Professors. I feel that my time at CLU has shaped me into the person I am today. I have gained more confidence in myself, in my studies and in my future career."

EMAIL kate



Laura Flores Arambula '25

Home Town: Carpinteria, CA

Favorite place on campus:The Student Support Services House
Favorite CLU Activity: Improv

"Cal Lutheran is such a welcoming place where everyone can feel that they belong. No matter where you go, you will always find a familiar face who is always willing to say hello!"

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Lauren Ormiston '24

Home Town: Puyallup, WA
Business Adminstration

Favorite place on campus:The Residence Halls

"There is nothing better than having a well-rounded support system, and that is exactly what I found at Cal Lutheran. Every staff and faculty member helps me achieve my goals and become a well-rounded individual, whether they work in the dining hall or teach in the classroom. CLU is the exact definition of community."

EMAIL lauren



Mia Deck '24

Home Town: Highland Ranch, CO
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Law and Public Policy

Favorite place on campus:Gilbert Sports & Fitness Center

"CLU is a tight knit community with lots of educational and recreational opportunities"




Ryker Linn '24

Home Town: Simi Valley, CA
History Pedagogy

Favorite place on campus: The Arena in Gilbert Sports & Fitness Center

"Tight knit community where everyone feels welcome and accepted."

EMAIL ryker



Victoria Sanchez '23

Home Town: Baldwin Park, CA
Major:  Criminology and Criminal Justice

Favorite place on campus:Jack's Corner and Kingsmen Park

"CLU is a welcoming community of people the student come to develop friendships with. There are always events going on that allow a student to meet others that have similar interests as them. As a smaller campus, it makes us much easier to socialize with many people, especially in classrooms, as the student ends up having classes with people that could end up becoming close friends!"

¡Hablo español!

EMAIL victoria



Wendy Carrillo Garcia '23

Home Town: Fillmore, CA
Major:Sociology and Spanish

Favorite place on campus:The Student Support Services House

"CLU is one big family where you will make great friendships and never feel alone. There is so many ways to get involved that lead to great opportunities and amazing bonds that get created."

¡Hablo español!