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Crossroads Champions

Crossroads was born from the ideas and dreams of students. In that same spirit, Student Leaders are still an integral part of Crossroads. Crossroads is made possible by the passion and dedication of these Crossroads Champions.

Crossroads Champions are upper-division students in one of Emory's undergraduate colleges. They are selected through an application and interview process and participate in a comprehensive training program to prepare them for their roles and responsibilities.

They are responsible for leading a majority of the activities during the Crossroads Retreats and Crossroads Connect events as well as co-facilitating the Crossroads Direct circles in small teams during the fall semester.

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Eva Cheng

Hometown: Chino Hills, California

Year: Second-year

Major: Pre-Nursing

Activities: Office of International Student Life Intern and Emory Student Ambassador

Where's your favorite place to be in the world?: Disneyland of course! Where else can I wear my cute Minnie ears? 

Crossroads is like my second family. I'm beyond thankful and grateful for the experience and people I've conected with. It's truly one of the best memories I've had during my first year of college at Emory.

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Max Cornely

Hometown: Palm Beach, Florida/Boston, Massachusetts 

Year: Third-year

Major: Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology

Minor: Music

Activities: Greek Life: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Undergraduate Biomedical Lab Assistant, Working to Charter a Make A Wish Foundation on Campus

What’s one piece of advice you have for first-year students? Explore and do things that aren't the norm. You never know how valuable things may be to you unless you try them out.

“Crossroads is an opportunity to expand your idea of what the world truly is.”

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Rochinelle Dongmo

Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland (originally from Cameroon)

Year: Second-year

Major: Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology

Minor: French

Activities: Lab Assistant, Peer Health Partner, STEM Pathways Mentor

What’s one piece of advice you have for first-year students? Be prepared from the beginning. Don’t be afraid to explore new things and if you fail, don’t stress; there is always time for improvement.

“Crossroads is EVERYTHING!!”

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Lina Du

Hometown: Wuhan, China

Year: Second-year

Major: Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology

Activities: Atlanta Tzu Ching, Emory Phi Sigma Pi, Intervarsity Asian Christian Fellowship

Which candy describes your personality? Taffy

 "Crossroads is heer to embrace the true "you" and let you learn more about yourself."

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Nia Dubon-Robinson

Hometown: Detroit, Michigan 

Year: Second-year

Major: Undeclared 

Activities: AHANA Dance and Ngambika

Where’s your favorite place to be in the world? Anywhere among my friends and family 

“Crossroads is eye opening and life changing!”

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Kayla Harris

Hometown: Antigua and Barbuda

Year: Third-year

Major: Psychology (Premed)

Activities: Tour Guide and Honor Council Appeal Panel Member

Which candy best describes your personality? Skittles

“Crossroads is powerful and truly an unforgettable experience!”

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Sri Korrapati

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana 

Year: Second-year

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Linguistics

Activities: Hindu Student Association and Tour Guiding

What’s one piece of advice you have for first-year students? Wake up for class

“Crossroads is what the world needs.”

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Keiyitho Omonuwa

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

Year: Second-year

Major: Biology

Minor: Theater

Activities: Ngambika and Mock Trial         

Which candy best describes your personality? Chocolate

“Crossroads is an eye-opening experience that I’ll never forget.”

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Karol Oviedo

Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Year: Second-year

Major: Undeclared, Possibly Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) Major

Activities: Calentura Salsa Dance Group, MORE Mentor, and Bible Studies

Where’s your favorite place to be in the world? At La Posita de Piñones Beach in Puerto Rico eating alcapurria and drinking coco frío with my huge family.

“Crossroads is the means by which my eyes finally open and I realize how important it is to consider other identities and the struggles and disadvantages they might go through on a daily basis.”