Student Transition And Retention Center

Jennifer Mendoza

Women of Excellence Paraprofessional

Jennifer joined the STAR Center Fall 2021 as the paraprofessional for the Women of Excellence program. She was born and raised in Oakland, CA and came to Chico State to pursue a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Legal Studies and to obtain her Paralegal Certification. Jennifer was part of the first Women of Excellence cohort and looks forward to continuing to support and expand the program. Women of Excellence helped her feel empowered at a PWI and she believes the program can equally support other womxn of color to gain leadership skills. She can’t wait to be back on campus and get others involved!


With Unity, Love and Respect

Jennifer Mendoza

Portrait of Jennifer Mendoza