student representatives

When you apply to LASC you’re paired up with one of our Student Representatives, who will help you with your application and while you study at LASC. We try to pair you up with someone that speaks your native language (if available). Our Student Representatives can provide helpful information on the application process, housing search, courses of study and guidance on how to make the most of your time at LASC. Learn a little more about each of our representatives below!

Arabic Representatives

SaraName: Sara | Campus: Los Angeles & Rowland Heights | Phone: (626) 810-2009 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Cairo, Egypt Fave place to hangout in LA: The beach Fave place to eat near LASC Rowland Heights campus: I am a foodie, with the following yummy restaurants in the area my lunch break is delightful – Phoenix (Chinese), Banana Bay (Thai), Curry House (Japanese) and In-N-Out Burger (American). Fun facts: I’ve been horseback riding since I was 8. My bucket list includes bungee jumping, skydiving and hang gliding.
Tarek Hanna (1)Name: Tarek | Campus: Irvine | Phone: (949) 756-0485 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Cairo, Egypt Fave place to hangout in OC: Huntington Beach Fave place to eat near LASC Irvine campus: Kicking Crab and In-N-Out Burger Fun fact: I want to learn how to surf.

Chinese Representatives

BillName: Bill | Campus: Rowland Heights | Phone: (626) 810-2009 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Yinchuan, China Favorite place to hang out in LA: Ontario Mills (shopping mall) Favorite place to eat near LASC Rowland Heights campus: Man Chan Cuisine (Chinese) Fun fact:
Name: Lucy | Campus: Irvine | Phone: (949) 756-0451 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Beijing, China Fave place to hang out in OC: Disneyland, South Coast Plaza (nice place for shopping and hanging out) . Fave place to eat near LASC Irvine campus:Diamond Jamboree Plaza.  DJ is a unique Southern California destination that brings together a variety of cuisines and international flavors, such as Korean tofu hotpot, Japanese sushi, Taiwanese noodle, Thai spicy food and etc.—Diamond Jamboree brings me the world. Fun facts: I love travelling and making friends.
LuciaName: Lucia | Campus: Los Angeles | Phone: (213) 384-3987 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan Fave place to hang out: My backyard with my two cute dogs! I also like to hike at Runyon Canyon Park. Fave place to eat near LASC LA campus: Andaman Thai and Wasabi Japanese Noodle Fun facts: I love reading historic novels, but I’m not necessarily passionate about history itself.

Japanese Representatives

MaoName: Mao | Campus: Los Angeles, Rowland Heights & Irvine | Phone: (949) 756-0453 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Fukuoka, Japan Fave place to hangout in OC (Orange County): I love antiques! I often go to city of Orange where so many antique shops are gathered together. Fave place to eat near LASC Irvine campus: I often go to Panini Cafe. Their chicken shish kabob is a must! Fun fact: I love cooking. I try to cook many kinds of recipes with my creative ideas and make it my very own dish!

Korean and English Representatives

Large square logoName: Jason | Campus: Los Angeles & Irvine | Phone: (949) 756-0321 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Busan, Korea Fave place to hangout: Anywhere there is good deep sea fishing Fave place to eat in LA: Dungeness crab at Redondo Beach Fun fact: I’m obsessed with history and reading Wikipedia pages. I’m also an avid snowboarder, camper, and world traveler.
FannieName: Fannie | Campus: Rowland Heights | Phone: (626) 810-2003 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Hunchun, Jilin, China (near Korea) Fave place to hangout in LA: The Grove and Beverly Center (nice places for shopping and hanging out) Fave place to eat in near Rowland Heights campus: Kang Ho-Dong Baekjeong (Korean BBQ), they recently opened a new branch in Rowland Heights! Fun fact: I’m trilingual and can speak English, Korean and Chinese fluently. I love Korean pop music, and I’m a big fan of G-Dragon, who is a famous South Korean singer-songwriter and leader of the K-pop group Bigbang.

Portuguese and Spanish Representative

Joao photoName: Joao | Campus: Los Angeles, Rowland Heights & Irvine | Phone: (213) 384-7251 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Fave place to hang out in OC: Downtown Disneyland Fave place to eat near LASC LA campus: Ubatuba Açaí Bowls on 549 S. Western Ave. My favorite bowl is the Felix açai bowl. Fun facts: I’m a big soccer fan! I’m a lawyer. I have an identical twin brother, and I love war movies and books.

Spanish Representative

JanetteName: Janette | Campus: Irvine | Phone: (949) 756-0321 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Nayarit, Mexico Fave place to hangout in OC: Laguna Beach and Fashion Island (shopping mall) Fave restaurant near LASC Irvine Campus: In-N-Out and Mediterranean Grill (shawarmas are the best). Fun fact: I love to learn new things. I’m actually learning Arabic right now.

Thai Representatives

Ken (5)Name : Ken | Campus: Los Angeles, Rowland Heights & Irvine | Phone: (213) 384-7251 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Phrae, Thailand Fave place to hang out in OC: I like to go to the beach when I have a chance. Fave place to eat near LASC Irvine campus: I like to have lunch at “The Square” near LASC’s Irvine campus. There are a lot of restaurants there such as Carl’s Jr, The Flame Broiler, Jersey Mike’s Subs, Twisted Noodles (Thai and Chinese food), Tokio Grill and Starbucks. Fun facts: I love traveling and taking photos. I have been to many cities in the US and also many states including Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and more. I hope I can travel to all the states.

Vietnamese Representative

Vu photoName: Vu | Campus: Los Angeles, Rowland Heights & Irvine | Phone: (909) 671-9704 | Email: [email protected] Hometown: Hue, Vietnam Favorite place to hang out around LA: Claremont -I’m there every weekend (Le Pain Quotidien is great for a brunch/lunch date). Favorite place to eat near LASC Rowland Heights campus: Pho Ha Upland Fun fact: I love rosemary trees.