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Our Bridge Team

  • Dr. Anabel Perez
    Learning Communities Counselor/Coordinator

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish
    Pronouns:
    She/her
    High School : 
    First Generation College Student
    Colleges attended:
    UCLA, CSULB, CSUF
    Born in:
    Los Angeles
    Family from:
    Guanajuato, Mexico
    Fun fact: 
    I love coffee and chocolate bread
    Fav Quote: "Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “what are you doing for others?”"
  • Lyssette Trejo
    Learning Communities Counselor

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish
    Pronouns: she/her/hers/ella  
    High School : 
    First Generation College Student
    Colleges attended:
    Cal State Fullerton , Fullerton College, and University of La Verne 
    Born in: Riverside
    Family from:
    Mexico
    Fun fact: 
    I ran CIF cross-country prelims in 1999 here at Mt. SAC
    Fav Quote:
    “Trust the Process”

  • Jolene Chong
    Program Coordinator

    Language spoken:  English
    Pronouns: She/her
    High School :
    Mountain View High School, El Monte
    First Generation College Student
    Colleges attended:
    Mt. SAC, Citrus College, & Cal Poly Pomona
    Born in:
    Monterey Park, CA
    Family from: Mexico 
    Fun fact: 
    My daughter is a student here at Mt. SAC. 
    Fav Quote:
    "You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them." Michael Jordan

  • Cynthia Orozco
    Educational Advisor

    Language spoken: Spanish and English
    Pronouns: She/her/ella
    High School :
    Baldwin Park HS
    First Generation College Student
    Colleges attended:
    Mt. SAC, UCLA, CSULB 
    Born in:
    Los Angeles
    Family from: Michoacán, Mexico 
    Fun fact: 
    I enjoy cooking for friends and family, and trying new recipes!
    Fav Quote:
    "You got this!" 

  • Lynn Matthiesen
    Program Specialist

    Language spoken: English
    Pronouns:
    She/her/hers
    High School :
    Ames High, Ames Iowa
    College attended:
    Iowa State University
    Born in:
    Springville, NY
    Family From:
    England, Germany
    Fun fact:
    I am related to 8 Revolutionary war veterans 
    Fav Quote: “The mind is everything. What you think, you become.”

  • Jasmine Mendoza
    Administrative Specialist

    Languages spoken: English and Spanish
    Pronouns: She/her/ella
    High School:
    South Hills High School
    First Generation College Student
    Colleges attended: Mt. SAC and Cal Poly Pomona
    Born in: Los Angeles 
    Family from: DF/Michoacan Mexico 
    Fun fact: 
    Second youngest of 10
    Fav Quote: "Pain, pleasure, and death are no more than a process for existence. The revolutionary struggle in this process is a doorway open to intelligence" -Frida Kahlo