THE SQUARE ROOT CREW

Nicholas Haystings

 

Executive Director

QUIRK: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Tinkerer, maker, and all around gearhead. Sacramento native and proud CSUS alumni with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

Michael Clopton

 

Scholar Mentor

QUIRK: MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Mike is currently studying mechanical engineering at Sierra College. He is originally from Long Beach, CA and he enjoys collecting backpacks! 

Christopher Cornelius

Operations Specialist 

QUIRK: COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Born and raised in South Sacramento, Valley High to be exact. My interests are astronomy, computer engineering, botany, playing 2k, and watching anime. I have an interest in learning more about stem and how I can use it in my future... I also have a clothing line called trippyminds academy.

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Didier Mponte

Operations Generalist

QUIRK: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Lego Builder, Scientist, and an advocate for entreprenuership. CSUS graduate with a BS in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

Amanda Cruz

Operations Lead

QUIRK: DIGITAL DESIGN

SoCal born and raised. UC Davis graduate and NorCal convert. Photography newbie and amateur poet. I'm easily fascinated by everything especially my dog. 

AJ Moreno

Programs Manager

QUIRK: BIOCHEMISTRY

Biochemistry graduate from CSUS with a mission to integrate creativity and ingenuity with service and community outreach. I believe that the conjunction between art and science is crucial for making our understanding of the world inspiring and exciting. Painter, seamstress, roller-skater, and motivated STEM-anista!

Tristin Jenkins

 

Programs Manager

QUIRK: COMPUTER SCIENCE

A lifelong area native, I graduated with my BS in Computer Science and have spent the last several years working with underrepresented youth. Currently trying to save the world. I love the arts and play guitar- come ask me about music or TV or books or social justice stuff so I can ramble on forever!

Jessica De La Torre

Digital Media Coordinator 

QUIRK: VIDEOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Salinas CA, newbie in Sacramento. I recently graduated from San Francisco State University where I received a degree in Journalism and International Relations. Fascinated in all forms of media and content creating such as writing, videography and photography.

Jessica Thao

Intern

QUIRK: Biological Science

Netflix binge-watcher, STEM advocate, and arts lover. I am currently set to study biological sciences at UC Santa Barbara and especially look forward to chilling at the beach during my spare time!

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