Meet The New MVP Fellows

Meet The New MVP Fellows

Class of 2026

Sebastian Gonzales

“As a first-generation college student eager to gain mentorship, I’m thrilled to be part of the Fellowship Program. I believe it will provide valuable opportunities and guidance as I work towards my aspirations.”


Sebastian Gonzales is an ambitious finance major with a minor in psychology at the Rutgers Business School, recognized for seamlessly integrating academic excellence with noteworthy accomplishments as an Education Opportunity Fund Scholar. His professional journey has been marked by impactful roles, including, a Customer Relations Intern at Rutgers Career Exploration and Success, where he demonstrated financial acumen through accurate accounting and effective donor relations as a Treasury Intern at the Circle of Rainbow Sisters.

Jasmine Guaillasaca Quizhpi

“I’m excited to connect with other driven fellows, as we work to accomplish our goals, learn from one another, and provide mutual support in our endeavors.”


Jasmine is currently a second-year student at the University of Pennsylvania, pursuing a double major in History and Latin American Studies, complemented by a minor in Native American & Indigenous Studies. She is particularly interested in Andean philosophy and language revitalization, and her academic journey reflects her deep commitment to understanding and advocating for Indigenous rights and immigration issues. Actively involved in campus life, she holds a position on the Undergraduate Advisory Board for Latin American Studies and serves on multiple executive boards dedicated to showcasing Indigenous cultures. Jasmine aspires to continue her studies and utilize her expertise to amplify the voices and stories of Indigenous communities.

Oluwatimilehin Adefioye

“One of the reasons I am excited to join this fellowship program is the ability to access a wealth of knowledge collected by a multitude of people with similar aspirations, ideals, and backgrounds to myself.”


Oluwatimilehin Adefioye who prefers to go by Timilehin or Tim is a Nigerian-American immigrant who is heavily interested in STEM. He is always happy to learn from the mistakes and successes of others and his own. He intends to live life in search of fulfilling experiences while enriching the lives of those around him. His life goal is to utilize his unique perspective as a black African man to make the world a healthier, safer, and more understanding place for all people.

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