Our Team

Delaney Bird

Hi! My name is Delaney, and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am a junior at KU studying Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science. Mental health is incredibly important to me, so I’m grateful for the opportunity to help students on campus as part of the HOPE@CAPS team! I am also the Treasurer for the KU chapter of Best Buddies, and I love late night Sonic runs and playing Jenga with friends.

Hi! My name is Brandon, and I use the pronouns he/him/his. I am a senior majoring in Behavioral Neuroscience. I have always been passionate about helping others and have an interest in mental health and mental disorders, so working as a peer educator for CAPS has been a dream come true! When I am not living the dream or studying, I spend my time listening to music, playing chess, and convincing others why the Marvel universe is better than DC.

Hello! My name is Rachel Star. I'm currently a sophomore majoring in social work and minoring in political science.  I plan on becoming a licensed clinical social worker and possibly pursuing therapy. Mental health is something that has made a big impact on my life and I just love the idea of helping others through HOPE@CAPS. I also enjoy being a hermit and binging Netflix just as much as anyone else. Let's all go through this challenging college experience together!

Hi! My name is Emily Doffing and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am a junior here at KU studying Psychology and minoring in French and Political Science. I also volunteer at Headquarters Counseling Center. I am really grateful to be a part of HOPE@CAPS to help students be connected with resources and reduce the stigma. When I’m home, I love to paint, cook, and have my friends beat me at Mario Kart.

Hi, there! My name is Kira and I use the pronouns she/her/hers. I am a sophomore studying psychology. I have a passion for helping others and working toward reducing the stigma around mental health, so I’m thrilled to be on the HOPE@CAPS team. In my free time, you can find me reading, listening to podcasts, or drinking coffee.

Hi my name is Julie, I am a senior here at KU with a double major in psychology and history. I also work at Graduate Admissions here at KU and volunteer at Headquarters Counseling Center. I am a proud member of KU Tango Club and you can often find me going on hikes and watching far too much netflix.

 

Naomi Mendoza

Hi there! My name is Naomi and my pronouns are she/her/hers. I am a junior majoring in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. I joined HOPE@CAPS because I have a passion for helping others and hope to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental health on campus. In my free time, I enjoy cuddling with my cats and spending time with my friends.

My name is Tamicka, and I use pronouns she/her/hers. I am a graduate student studying Counseling Psychology at KU. I am excited to work at HOPE @ CAPS to be a listening ear for others, as well as to help connect students with resources on campus. I am passionate about mental health and ending stigma.  When I am not studying, I volunteer at a juvenile drug treatment program near Kansas City. I also speak to other schools and groups on the area of mental health. I also enjoy creating music, playing basketball, and kickboxing.

Hi! My name is Riya and I use the pronouns she/her/hers. I'm a sophomore here at KU and I am on the pre-nursing track. My passion includes helping others and I'm so excited to work for HOPE@CAPS to help my peers. while reducing the stigma associated with mental health on campus. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with friends, family, traveling and reading. You can find me somewhere on Mass St. or drinking tea. I look forward to meeting you and can't wait for a great year with CAPS!

Hello! My name is Anna, my pronouns are she/her/hers. I’m a sophomore majoring in Music Therapy. I have a passion for serving others, so I’m thrilled to be part of the HOPE@CAPS team this year! When I’m not in class or at work, I’m probably at home with a coffee watching Netflix. I’m a big fan of coloring, Sylas & Maddy’s Dark Espresso Roast, my dogs Woody and Shelby, and KU Basketball. Stop by and talk to me sometime!


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