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Raul Alvarez

Student Association President

Hi Southwestern Adventist University my name is Raul Alvarez and I am the Student  Association President. I am a double major theology/business because I want to be a pastor, but  I also enjoy knowing about business. I am from Cuba, but my family is currently living in  California. The things that I enjoy doing are playing the piano, working out, and talking to my  family and friends. I was the Financial VP during my sophomore year and now I have the  privilege to be the Student Association President. The reason why I wanted to be the president  was because I want our school to get closer to God but also to get closer to each other through  spiritual activities and social activities, so that we can all become a family and make memories  together that will last forever.




Yu Hu

Student Association Executive Vice President

I am Yu, not you! I am from China. I am a business marketing major and psychology minor. I believe that business can change the world, so I am also part of the Enactus team! I want to have my own business that helps people to eat healthy. I also want to start my own non-profit organization one day.

Jacob Kendrick

Financial Vice President

My name’s Jacob and I’m a business major with an emphasis in accounting. I like long walks on the beach, and cereal by candlelight. I also enjoy oil painting, board games, and you may have seen me sitting on the couch in the men’s dorm lobby. I’m looking forward to serving as the SA Financial VP for the 2019-2020 school year. 

Eliangel Fermin

Student Association Social Vice President

I am a junior theology major born and raised in Venezuela. Prior to coming to Southwestern Adventist University, I earned my B.A. in Communication from River Plate Adventist University in Argentina. I enjoy theological talks, debates, playing soccer, chess, bible working, video making, photography and learning from God and people.

Kynzie Sexson

Student Association Social Vice President

My name is Kynzie Sexson and I am a Junior Communications major with an emphasis in advertising and public relations. I’m a Texan southern girl who loves hanging out with friends and eating ice cream. Some of my hobbies are drawing, calligraphy, planning events, and spending time with friends. I’m privileged to serve as your 2019-2020 Social Vice President. I’m super excited about the coming year and all the fun we will have together. 

Joshua Barthelomew

Student Association Director of Public Relations

Hello Southwestern Family, it is my privilege to serve as your 2019-2020 Public Relations Director for the Southwestern Adventist University Student Association. To tell you a little about myself, my major is nursing pre-med and I am from Louisiana. I enjoy photography, videography, and graphic design! I have also been a part of Southwestern’s soccer and acrobatics teams, and hope to do so again. I can’t wait to see you all on campus this year, God bless and have a wonderful day. 

Ryan Madhiri

Mizpah Editor

My name is Ryan Madhiri and I am a Junior English (writing emphasis) major. I was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, and have lived in Texas for the last 8 years of my life. I’m a big fan of the cinema and my biggest goal in life is to become a filmmaker. Other than movies, my interests are music, skateboarding, fashion, and the arts.

Sing Bawi

Status Editor

A communication major all the way from Indiana, originally of Myanmar birthed; I am Sing Bawi, a singer by name and interest, also known as Sing-boy. Very delighted to make your acquaintance. I enjoy a good jest or gesture every once a while. Let’s be friends.