SCOA CAMP COUNSELOR BIOS


◊SCOA SENIOR CAMP COUNSELORS 2018


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Jadon Joyner

Major: International Relations & Global Business
University of Southern California
Track
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Jadon was a SCOA senior counselor last summer and is coming back as head counselor this summer. He is a sprinter on USC’s track team and in high school, he also played basketball.  He was a camp counselor at a day camp in Washington DC.  Jadon studied Chinese and did a summer internship in China during high school. He was a DJ in high school and is president of the Grace Gospel Choir.


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Jarett Finau

Major: Philosophy
University of Washington
Football
Hometown: Kent, Washington

Jarett was a SCOA senior counselor two summers ago.  He played defensive end and linebacker for Washington, one of the top Division 1 football teams in the U.S.  Jarett is now practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, with the goal of attaining his black belt.


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Mochi Mochizuki

Major: Undeclared
University of Miami
Basketball, Track & Field, Boxing
Hometown: Tokyo

For the last two summers, Mochi was a SCOA junior counselor. He now attends the University of Miami and this year, he was the United States Intercollegiate Boxing Association (USIBA) beginner level 178 pounds boxing champion.


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Breanna Standifer

Major: Human Development
University of California Davis
Track & Field
Hometown: Lake Elsinore

Breanna is a thrower on Davis’s track & field team and received the Most Outstanding Performance Award in 2017. In high school, she was named Athlete of the Year and placed 6th in the State Championships. She was also on her high school’s soccer team, playing defender and goalie. She was a math tutor for elementary school students.


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Kiana Lee

Major: Chemistry
University of California, Davis
Softball
Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Kiana plays 2nd base and outfield for Davis’s softball team. She was MVP of her high school’s softball team and MVP of the tennis team. She was a Girl Scout for 12 years, earning the Silver Award for Leadership and Community Engagement. She was a softball coach for 7-12-year-old for two years.  She rock climbs, juggles and her goal is to compete for American Ninja Warrior.


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Andrew Sokoler

Major: Statistics & Geography
University of California, Los Angeles
Football, Basketball
Hometown:  Bell Canyon, CA

Andrew was a camp counselor at Camo Ramah of California camp for two years and was an assistant high school basketball coach.  He was the most valuable offensive lineman for his high school football and defensive player of the year for his high school basketball team.  One of his talents is performing mental mathematics and chugging a bottle of water super fast.


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Alivia Schleuter

Major: Communications / Minor - Chinese
University of California, Santa Barbara
Track
Hometown:  Beijing

Alivia attended high school in Beijing and her parents now live in Lisbon, Portugal. In addition to track, she was on her high school’s soccer and volleyball teams. She volunteered at an orphanage while in Beijing and spent a summer helping to build homes in a village in Cambodia.  She took ballet & jazz dance for 8 years.


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Lauren Teruya

Major: Theater
University of Southern California
Dance
Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Lauren was Miss Hawaii Teen USA before entering USC as a theater major.  She has been doing jazz/contemporary dance for 16 years, tap dance and ballet for 5 years and gymnastics for 2 years.  She has been a dance & theater teacher for elementary to high school students for the last several years. She has been doing musical theater since she was 9 years old. She was also a hurdler on her high school track team.


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Caitlin Chang

Major: Japanese / Minor - Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Basketball, Swimming
Hometown:  Carson, CA

Caitlin was captain of her high school basketball team and received the Coach’s Award.  She also was on her high school swim team which won the league championship.  She was a basketball coach for kindergarten to junior high school kids for four years. She is currently the publicity chairman for her universities Nikkei Student Union.


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Fischer Basham

Major: Biological Anthropology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Swimming
Hometown:  Denver, CO

In addition to swimming, Fischer was on his high school cross country team and was a high jumper and 400-meter sprinter on his high school track team.  He was a swim coach for elementary kids for three years and was a lifeguard for three summers. He participated in the Model United Nations in high school.


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Tariq Harness

Major: Biological Science
University of California, Irvine
Track, Football
Hometown:  Torrance, CA

Tariq was awarded the Most Outstanding Sprinter on his high school track team and played running back and wider receiver on Long Beach Poly’s high school football team which won the league championship and is perennially one of the top high school football teams in the U.S. He received the Academic Athlete Award for varsity football. He played soccer growing up. Tariq plays the piano and is learning how to play the guitar.


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Yoshi Warnock

Major: History
University of California, Berkeley
Rugby, Football
Hometown:  Los Altos, CA

Yoshi is a member of Cal’s U.S. National Champion rugby team. He was a three-time high school rugby All American and was a member of the USA Under 20 Team in 2016. He also played football in high school.  Yoshi plays the guitar and does voices and impressions.


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Tiffany Riley

Major: Physiology
University of Arizona
Track
Hometown: Peoria, AZ

Tiffany was the 800M Arizona State Champion. She also played for her high school basketball team. She is the oldest of six siblings and attended family camp in Wisconsin every summer growing up. She was a member of the National Honor Society in high school.


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Shane Brostek

University of Washington
Football
Hometown: Kamuela, Hawaii

Shane graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Anthropology. He was an offensive guard on Washington’s football team that was ranked 4th in the nation in 2016.  He was second team PAC 12 All Academic in 2015.  In high school, He attended Hawaii Preparatory Academy on the Big Island and was first team All-State in football and the State Champion in the shotput and discuss and was named Gatorade Hawaii track athlete of the year.  Through Washington’s study abroad program, Shane was a counselor at a camp in Tahiti where he coached elementary school kids in football and American physical education. He also mentored at-risk kids in the Seattle area.


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