Mayra Alejandra Carreno

Mayra Alejandra Carreno

September 2022

Mayra Alejandra Carreno
Class Status: Senior
Major: Human Services
Campus Programs/Involvement: TTS program and Boys and Girls club of Carson volunteer.
Career Goal: Master degree: Family Therapist/Counselor
Hobbies: Film Youtube videos, Play poker, and travel with family.
How has the TTS Program helped you?: I have had an amazing experience in this program because my advisor provided important information for my career goals.
What keeps you motivated and positive throughout life’s hardships?: My family keeps me motivated and positive throughout life's hardships. As I always say to my children, we are a team. Since I decided to continue my education, my husband has been a true support by taking care of our children, and helping me clean the house. In addition, he is the only one working and I feel very thankful for having him as a friend, partner, and right hand.
What advice would you like to give to your fellow scholars?: My advice to my fellow scholars is: Do not leave for tomorrow what you can do today. Do not procrastinate, be determined to accomplish your short and long term goals by creating a plan.
What are your plans after graduation?: My plans after I graduate are to find a job, apply for a loan to continue pursuing my master's degree, and buy a house.