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Student Ambassadors

You'll get to know our student ambassadors in videos, webinars, and hopefully on campus! Ask them about their clubs, courses, campus life, and more by reaching out to For a complete list of student clubs and organizations, please visit the Maize Pages.

Nicole Tseung

Major(s): Psychology (SS)
Minor(s): Community Action and Social Change (CASC)
Year in College: Senior, Class of 2024
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Favorite LSA class: Women's Studies 240
Student orgs: Kessler Student Advisor Board, Vice President of Student Life Board.

Justin Berghorst

Major(s): Actuarial Mathematics
Minor(s): Business, Computer Science, & Complex Systems
Year in college: Junior, Class of 2025
Hometown: Downers Grove, IL
Favorite LSA class: Classic Civilization 392 - Ancient Medicine in Greece and Rome 
Student orgs: Student Actuaries at Michigan (SAM), Campus Philharmonic Orchestra (CPO)

Kenzie Winebarger

Major: Psychology
Year in college: Senior, Class of 2024
Hometown: Webberville, MI
Favorite LSA class: Women's and Gender Studies 245 - Intro to LGBTQ+ Studies
Student orgs: Intergroup Relations (IGR) - Facilitator, Comprehensive Studies Program (CSP), Information Referral Assistant for the Office of New Student Programs (ONSP)

Will Zimdar

Major(s): Economics
Minor(s): Entrepreneurship 
Year in college: Junior, Class of 2025
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
Favorite LSA class: Afroamerican and African Studies 254 - The History and Evolution of Hip Hop
Student orgs: Michigan Music Business Club, Environmental Consulting Club, Ski and Snowboard Club, Poker Club

Meryn Dziemian

Intended Major: Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE)
Year in college: Sophomore, Class of 2026
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Favorite LSA class: History 224-History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 
Student orgs: Chi Omega Fraternity, Campus Farm Club, Michigan Daily Crosswords

Kennedy Ellis

Major(s): Biology, Health and Society (NS) 
Minor(s): Computer Science (NS)
Year in college: First-Year, Class of Class of 2027
Hometown: Southfield, Michigan
Favorite LSA class: 254 AAS: History of Hip Hop
Student orgs:
 National Society of Black Engineers, Black Student Union, M-STEM, MI-LSAMP.

Tina Vu 

Major(s): Economics (SS)International Studies (SS)
Year in college: Sophomore, Class of 2026
Hometown: Westland, Michigan & Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 
Favorite LSA class: ASIANLAN 325
Student orgs: Arab Student Association, Barger Leadership Institute, Filipino American Student Association, First Generation College Students, Ideahub, Japanese Student Association, MESA, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc., Society of Women in Economics, Vietnamese Student Association, University Career Center.

Elena Elkin 

Major(s): Computer Science (NS)
Minor(s): Italian
Year in college: Junior, Class of 2026
Hometown: Novi, Michigan
Favorite LSA class: Italian 232
Student orgs: IM Sports, GEECS, Sage Corps Participant

Sooyoung Jo

Major(s): Cognitive Science (SS)
Minor(s): Computer Science
Year in college: Sophomore, Class of 2026
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Favorite LSA class: Polish 326, Polish Literature
Student orgs: Wolverine Support Network, Model United Nations at the University of Michigan.

Jaylen Smith

Major(s): Film, Television, and Media
Year in college: Sophomore, Class of 2026
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Favorite LSA class: FTVM 290: Intro to Media Production
Student orgs: 
DigiPaint, Michigan Animation Club

Abigail Lemacks

Major(s): English Literature and Psychology
Year in college: First-year, Class of 2027
Hometown: Three Rivers, Michigan 
Favorite LSA class: Complit 123 (Zombie Literature)
Student orgs: Photography club & Rec sports

Tristin Smith

Major(s): Information Analysis in the School of Information
Minor(s): Digital Studies
Year in college: Sophomore, Class of 2026
Hometown: Rudyard, Michigan
Favorite LSA class: Reconsidering African Environments
Student orgs: UP Scholars Advisory Board, Michigan Data Science Team (MDST), Fleece and Thank you, Sand Volleyball Club

Maia Jackson

Major(s): Sociology (SS)
Minor(s): Afroamerican and African Studies, Community Action and Social Change
Year in college: Senior, Class of 2024
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Favorite LSA Class: Educ 118: Schooling in a Multicultural Society and AAS 323: Black Feminist Thought
Student orgs: Support for Incoming Black Students (S.I.B.S), Dynamic Dolls Majorette Team, DRs Laboratory, Black Welcome Week

Andrew Olson

Major(s): International Studies and Political Science
Minor(s): Urban Studies
Year in college: Junior, Class of 2025
Hometown: Edina, MN
Favorite LSA class: INTLSTD 401: Public Health in Conflict Zones
Student orgs: Model United Nations at the University of Michigan