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CHEER mentors are an important part of CHEER students' daily lives during the summer and first year. Meet the mentors for 2013!


CHEER Peer Mentors

 Meet the 2013 Peer Mentors!


CHEER Peer Mentors (Bryant Community)

Nick Vernee,
Hometown: Tabor City, NC
Major: Physical Education
Twitter: @nvereene
"Stay focused and never give up! You will have great mentors, friends, and family to lift you up!"

Charity Alexander,
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Major: Nursing
Twitter: CharityA_CHEER
"Surround yourself with others who see greatness within you."


CHEER Peer Mentors (Carter Community)

Bryce Hill-Pagan, Sophomore
Hometown: Bronx, NY
Major: Criminal Justice
Twitter: @OneEyedBrizzy
"Take advantage of all the opportunities CHEER will offer you!"

Nyeisha Ford
, Sophomore
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Major: Forensic Science in Biology
Twitter: @twin_ford_tuff
"I am super excited to be working with CHEER this year.  Always remember the starting point of all achievement is desire."


CHEER Peer Mentors (Chestnutt Community)

Courtney Lowery, Rising Senior
Hometown: Gastonia, NC
Major: Psychology
Twitter: @CHEER12_CJL
"I look forward to having a positive impact on the CHEER students' lives."

Xavier Adams, Sophomore "Mr. Sophomore"
Hometown: Rowland, NC
Major: Criminal Justice
Twitter: @EldonAlford
"Be real, unique, and remain true to yourself."


CHEER Peer Mentors (Grainger Community)
Michael James, Rising Junior
Hometown: Magnolia, NC
Major: Computer Science
Twitter: @_mjames1
"Come to CHEER with an excellent work ethic and Bronco pride that will never fade."

JaQualla McLaughlin,
Rising Senior
Hometown: Red Springs, NC
Major: Nursing
Twitter: _MissJaQuallaM
"Be yourself, everything else will fall into place.  Be open to new things, be involved, have fun, and be a true BRONCO!"

CHEER Peer Mentors (Harris Community)
Taylor Hayes, Senior
Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC
Major: Mass Communications
Twitter: @CHEERtoTaylor
"People rarely succeed in what they are doing unless they have fun while doing it...have fun!!!"

Justice Boykin,
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Major: Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Twitter: @JusticeBoykin
"Come to college with an open mind...only the strong survive and we're here to give strength."

CHEER Peer Mentors (Leary Community)

Anyka Williams, Sophomore
Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Major: Middle Grades Education
Twitter: @anykawilliams
"Go after what you want and don't be afraid to ask for help if you need it.  Always use every resource available."

Rashii Givens,
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Major: Political Science
"Hard work beats talent, when talent fails to work hard."--Kevin Durant


CHEER Peer Mentors (Lomax Community)
Jasmin Sessoms, Junior
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Major: Mass Comunications
Twitter: @jadore_jasmin
"CHEER Students! I am so excited to meet each one of you!  Always know that I am here for you.  Make sure to start STRONG here at FSU so that you can finish strong!  If you need anything, let me know!!!"

Taron Sanders, 
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Major: Criminal Justice
Twitter: @CHEERtoTaron
"I am here to help you have a positive experience here at FSU.  Let me know how I can help!!!" 

CHEER Peer Mentors (Simmons Community)
Lorne Whitehead, Sophomore
Hometown: Enfield, NC
Major: Biology
Twitter: @lorne2016
"Be your own person even if you are doing it alone."

Victoria Bradford,
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Major: Speech Communication 
Twitter: @douglasj24
"Always remember, life doesn't stop after the party."

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