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, Senior
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, Senior
Note from Allaina: "Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder!"

Isis Rivera

Derrion Strout
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Psychology, Sophomore
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.


Ebuka Nwosu
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Industrial Engineering, Senior
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: M.B.A., 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)!


Jane Tzul
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Political Science, Pre-Law, Senior
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, Senior
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, Senior
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


Joshua Romero
Hometown: Port Neches, TX
Major: Marketing, Junior
Note from Joshua: "The best way to predict your future is to create it." –Abraham Lincoln


Karen Sandoval
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Major: Psychology, Senior
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, Senior
Note from Kelby: "'Ambitious' is my middle name." - Kim Kardashian


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


Sloane Frederick
Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
Major: Chemical Engineering, Junior
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: Master's of Science in Accounting
Note from Steven: Water is not wet. Change my mind.


Takeena Simpson
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Major: Nursing, Senior
Note from Takeena: Every path leads you back to where you are, you can find happiness right where you are." –Moana


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


Tristian Tonche
Hometown: Richwood, TX
Major: American Sign Language, Junior
Note from Tristian: "The Lord will stand with you and give you strength" 2 Tim 4:17