Velena Hernandez

Velena Hernandez
Admissions Counselor

  • California (Greater Los Angeles, Central Valley, Imperial Valley), Oregon
  • Mexico, Puerto Rico

Santa Ana, CA

Alma mater and Major:
UCLA, B.A. in anthropology; University of Notre Dame, M.A. in sociology

Favorite Place on Campus:
The Grotto

South Bend recommendation:
The Lauber

Advice to Applicants:
As corny and generic as it sounds, be yourself when you write your essays and short responses. Ask someone who knows you well to look over your writing, whether that's a teacher, counselor, parent, caregiver, etc.