Esmerelda Trejo

Esmeralda Trejo ’13

Regional Coordinator for the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP),                         University of California, Riverside

Esmeralda Trejo is a Regional Coordinator for the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) at the University of California, Riverside. She works closely with disadvantaged high school students in Riverside County to increase college enrollment and degree attainment. Her passions include increasing women of color to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and college access for first-generation and/or low-income students.

Esmeralda graduated from Claremont McKenna College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology-Chemistry. She is currently completing her Master of Science degree in Higher Education at California State University, Fullerton. She has served as a mentor with the PUENTE Program at Riverside City College and is a member of AAUW chapter in Riverside that provides middle school girls the opportunity to attend a science camp at UCSD or Whittier College.

Currently, Esmeralda resides in Corona, CA with her husband and her two guinea pigs. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her niece and nephew.\