Circle K at the University of Michigan

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Executive Board Bio

President

Jaylene Gutierrez

Year: Senior

Major: Program in the Environment, Sociology

Minor: Urban Studies

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

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Favorite CK Memory: One of the best things of Circle K is getting to meet really amazing people. One of my favorite memories is getting to be on the K-Fam committee and becoming close friends with every committee member as well as getting to meet people throughout the entire district!

I like: Circle K, avocados, Costco, argon oil, rain, candles coffee and tea, travel, airplanes, the color green, biking, jumping in puddles, and french toast! (In that order)

Actress Who Will Star in a Movie About My Life: Gina Rodriguez

Dream Jeopardy Category: Cheetah Girls Lyrics

Song Title That Sums Up My Life: Coldplay -Yellow

Lucky Number: 7
Internal Vice President

Alexa Porter

Year: Senior

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Political Science, Supplemental Study in Public Policy

Hometown: Parsippany, NJ

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Favorite CK Memory: I loved the hour leading up to the Leadership Team Pieing at CKSD this past year! It was super loud and crazy, but really fun and great to be involved in. I'm so excited for CKSD and LT Pie this year!

I like: Animals, art, cooking and food in general, football and hockey, music, card games, watching movies, and Deadpool plus the whole MCU

Actress Who Will Star in a Movie About My Life: Anna Kendrick

Dream Jeopardy Category: Harry Potter

Song Title That Sums Up My Life: "High Hopes" Panic! at the Disco

Lucky Number: 2
External Vice President

Peter Chen

Year: Senior

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Statistics

Hometown: Saint Joseph, MI

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Favorite CK Memory: One of my favorite Circle K memories was Trick-or-Can my freshman year. I really enjoyed the nostalgia of dressing up in a costume and going trick-or-treating with friends while at the same time doing something good for the community. That project was one of a handful of Circle K experiences that really encouraged me to be active in Circle K.

I like: tennis, chess, card games and board games, dogs, watching sports, IM sports, ice cream, new tech, sunshine

Actress who will star in a movie about my life:Ken Jeong

Dream Jeopardy category: Checkmate (Chess)

Song title that sums up my life: Ekki hugsa by Olafur Arnalds

Lucky Number: 42

Secretary

Steven Cho

Year: Senior

Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology

Minor: Sociology of Health and Medicine

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Favorite CK Memory: My favorite CK memory is the ASB trip I took to James River State Park in Virginia to help prepare for their busy spring/summer season. Working alongside a quirky park ranger (Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!), we rehabilitated some of their trails by digging up roots with mattocks, raking leaves, and removing rocks in the path. Despite being exhausted at the end of every day, this trip is definitely one of my most memorable experiences. From singing during the entire 10 hour bus ride to an evening wagon ride/ owl spotting expedition to staying in a cabin with 12 other people during a power outage, this trip was a blast and I wouldn't have wanted to spend my spring break anywhere else.

I like: Traveling, hiking, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, A Series of Unfortunate Events, playing violin, sleeping, Reggie the campus corgi, ice cream, Lorde, Twenty One Pilots, Coldplay, coffee, boba (they're not called bubbles ... GET IT RIGHT), rice, udon, mochi, sushi, being with family, service, and of course, Circle K!

Actor that would star in a movie about my life: David Tennant

Dream Jeopardy category: Aviation

Song title that sums up my life: Perfect Places by Lorde

Lucky Number: 7
Treasurer

Jamie Hunter

Year: Senior

Major: Mathematics & Secondary Education

Minor: English

Hometown: Rochester, Michigan

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Favorite CK Memory: Both ASB trips I’ve gone on have been absolutely wonderful! Freshman year we went to New Orleans and repaired homes in the Lower Ninth ward, which was hit the hardest by Hurricane Katrina. Sophomore year we were classroom aids at Jane A. Neil Elementary in Chicago. I came away from each trip with a new understanding of social justice and community, some lifelong friends and a boatload of great memories :)

I like: Fresh snow, R&B, yoga, my cat & dog <3, vine compilations, watercolor, Mediterranean food, Parks & Rec, baking, pistachio ice cream & Circle K (of course!)

Actress Who Will Star in a Movie About My Life: Jenna Fischer

Dream Jeopardy Category: Name that contemporary author!

Song Title That Sums Up My Life: Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lucky Number: 3
Bulletin Editor

Kirsten Birman

Year: Sophomore

Major: Public Policy

Minor: Spanish

Hometown: Caledonia, MI

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Favorite CK Memory: My favorite memory in Circle K was volunteering with Leuk's Landing. I have five cats at home, so it always makes me so happy to see so many adorable kitties when I can't see my own. Plus, Leuk's is just an incredible organization, so I love going whenever possible!

I like: Netflix, pasta, Spanish music, traveling, orchestra, cats, video games, comedies, exploring, writing, logarithms, gardening, and biscuits.

Actor Who Will Star in A Movie About My Life: Keira Knightley

Dream Jeopardy Category: Geography

Song Title That Sums Up My Life: Crazy Genius by Panic! At the Disco

Lucky Number: 19