LU Crew

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The LU Crew is a knowledgeable, energetic and dedicated group of students who embody the spirit of Lamar University! They enjoy sharing with students and families what it’s like to be a Cardinal. They are also well-versed on the admission process and eager to share first-hand experiences within their chosen major. If you would like to schedule a call with an LU Crew member, please call 409.880.8890 and ask to schedule a chat with a crew member.

What do LU Crew members do?

  • Give in-person and virtual tours of LU
  • Host our open house event, Cardinal View, in the fall and spring
  • Answer admissions and operations phone calls
  • Support LU at various on-campus events

Meet the Crew


Alexis Davis
Hometown: Plano, TX
Major: Nursing
Note from Alexis: "There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limits you place on your own thinking." -Brian Tracy


Allaina Melancon
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Industrial Engineering, Minor in Mathematics
Note from Allaina: "Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder!"

Isis Rivera

Brandon Jones
Hometown: Port Neches, TX
Major: Civil Engineering
Note from Brandon: LU is a chance to have a great experience. This is why I'm a part of the LU Crew. This is my opportunity to bring more people to LU!

Isis Rivera

Derrion Strout
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Psychology
Note from Derrion: I chose LU for the home feeling and it's close to my home. Fun fact about me is I love to sing and make music.


Dominque Leh
Hometown: Kirbyville, TX
Major: Psychology
Note from Dominique: Hello and Welcome to the Welcome Center. This is Dominique, in Lamar News, students are 'raising the roof' in light of amazing professors and class sizes. In other news, Hannah Ann is fake.


Ebuka Nwosu
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Industrial Engineering
Note from Ebuka: "The man who once stood at the pinnacle. I am only one man with one heart, I can't be the strongest forever." -whitebeard


Elyse Broussard
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: MBA, Leadership
Note from Elyse: I'm from Sofia, Bulgaria and I was adopted when I was 4. I have lived in SETX since then and I love movies, French Bulldogs and I love to sing (but I'm really bad at it)!


Gabriel West
Hometown: Kingwood, TX
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Note from Gabriel: Nothing better than cruising down a beach side road in my 5.0 with the rag top down and Zac Brown on the stereo.


Jane Tzul
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Political Science, Pre-Law
Note from Jane: I love the smell of tape...but not any tape. The tape has to be scotch brand!


Jazlynn Peña
Hometown: Lake Jackson, TX
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Note from Jazlynn: I came to LU because of the amazing engineering program. I love meeting and welcoming new students to LU!


Jordyn LeBlanc
Hometown: Silsbee, TX
Major: Nursing
Note from Jordyn: "I have the Lord always before me; because He is at my right hand, I shall not be moved." -Psalms 16:8


Karen Sandoval
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Psychology
Note from Karen: I am trying to be the future President of Lamar University. Add me on Snapchat. Go smell the soaps in the restroom before you leave!


Kelby Beane
Hometown: Lumberton, TX
Major: Pre-Dental, Biology
Note from Kelby: "'Ambitious' is my middle name." - Kim Kardashian


Kelsey Tran
Hometown: Nederland, TX
Major: Biology
Note from Kelsey: "Do small things with great love." I chose LU because of the endless opportunities of success that is offered to students!


Matthew Bullock
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Biology
Note from Matthew: I attend LU because of the wonderful community and endless opportunities. I enjoy playing soccer and I can do this through intramural sports on campus!


Mattie Hamilton
Hometown: Jasper, TX
Major: Communications
Note from Mattie: I chose Lamar because it's near Sonic. Have a great LU day!


Sloane Frederick
Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
Major: Chemical Engineering
Note from Sloane: I chose LU because I wanted a smaller school. You really get to know your professors and their teaching styles. Being on a smaller campus has really helped me excel as a student!


Steven Castillo
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Accounting
Note from Steven: Water is not wet. Change my mind.


Tiffanie Brown
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Family and Consumer Sciences
Note from Tiffanie: "If at first you don't succeed're normal."


Tiffany Tran
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Pre-Dental, Biology
Note from Tiffany: One of the biggest things I love about LU is the family you become a part of. Also, I love being part of organizations such as Honor Society Association, Pre-Dental Society and Model U.N.