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Prevention and Wellness

Prevention and Wellness

Peers CARE Staff

 
 
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Cassidy-Rae Brantley

Cassidy-Rae's hometown is Hollywood, Florida. She is a senior majoring in Community Health with the dream of being an Occupational Therapist. Along with being a peer educator, she is also the Marketing Chair for the service learning organization, Soulflowers. Her favorite wellness topics include nutrition and fitness, mental health, and sleep. Some of her favorite hobbies are do it yourself projects that are inspired by Pinterest, painting, and community service work. Fun fact, in the last year Cassidy-Rae completed a Tough Mudder run and loved attending comic book conventions.

 

 

 

 

 

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Gabby Clark

Gabrielle’s hometown is Wellington, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Psychology. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health, nutrition, and mental health. Some of Gabrielle’s hobbies include watching movies, hanging out with her friends and reading. A few fun facts about Gabrielle are that she loves makeup, animals, and she has two dogs

 

 

 

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Emily Collier

Emily's hometown is Lehigh Acres, Florida.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Child and Youth Studies with a minor in Psychology. In addition to Peers CARE, Emily is also a member of the Dominican Republic Outreach Program and works at the Center for Academic Achievement as a Peer Academic Leader.  Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health and alcohol. Some of Emily’s hobbies include taking fitness classes at the Alico Auxiliary Gym and watching documentaries on Netflix. A few fun facts about Emily are that she holds two awards from FGCU for mentoring, her pet peeve is stairs, and her favorite food is salad.

 

 

 

 

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Jaclynn Crelin

Jaclynn’s hometown is Davie, Florida. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Community health. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, alcohol awareness, and mental health. Some of Jaclynn's hobbies include going to concerts, collecting makeup, and attending horror movie screenings. A few fun facts about Jaclynn are that she has been to over 50 concerts, and her and her family love to cruise

 

 

 

 

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Bobbi Foote

Bobbi's hometown is Waldorf, Maryland. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Special Education. In addition to Peers CARE, Bobbi is also a member of Delta Delta Delta, Relay For Life, Eagles Educate, and she works at Foster's Grille. Her favorite wellness topics are stress management and exercise. Some of Bobbi's hobbies include going to the beach, photography, watching baseball, cheerleading, and writing. A few fun facts about Bobbi are that she has had seven arm casts even though her last name is Foote, and her parents helped her transform her basement into a classroom at age 8.

 

 

 

 

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Kasey Fraize

Kasey’s hometown is New Port Richey, Florida.  He is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Public Health. In addition to Peers CARE, Kasey is also a member of Phi Eta Sigma, FGCU Generation Action, GSA, and works at FGCU Campus Dining and is an RA in Osprey Hall.  His favorite wellness topics are Sexual Health, LGBTQ+ education, and Self Care.  Some of Kasey’s hobbies include reading, writing, and taking long walks on the beach.  A few fun facts about Kasey are that he is a Vegetarian and his favorite TV show is The Office.

 

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Dariell Howard

Dariell's hometown is Miami, Florida.  She is a 4th year at FGCU majoring in Community Health. In addition to Peers CARE, Dariell also works at Office Depot and Winn-Dixie. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health and information about substances (i.e. marijuana, alcohol, etc.); she especially likes to learn how substances affect the human body. Some of Dariell's hobbies include drawing, watching Marvel movies, and planning world domination (just kidding). A few fun facts about Dariell are that she can beatbox, she’s an avid cook, and she is the first and youngest sibling in her household to go to college.

 

 

 

 

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Breanna Johnson

Breanna’s hometown is Lecanto, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. In addition to Peers CARE, Breanna is also a member of the FGCU Powerlifting Club and FGCU Honors College and works at Osprey Hall as a Desk Assistant and Cold Stone Creamery. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, mental health, and fitness. Some of Breanna’s hobbies include powerlifting and hanging out with family and friends. A few fun facts about Breanna are that she was born in North Carolina, she has a couple Florida State Bench Press Records, and she is left handed.
 
 

 

 

 

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Marissa Johnson

Marissa’s hometown is Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Public Relations with a minor in advertising. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, body image and stress management. Some of Marissa’s hobbies include traveling, drawing, cooking and spending time with family and friends! A few fun facts about Marissa are that she loves meeting new people and experiencing new things!

 

 

 

 

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Alex Kantor

Alex's hometown is Centerport, New York. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Resort & Hospitality Management. In addition to Peers CARE, Alex is also a member of Chi Omega and works as a server at Cracker Barrel. Her favorite wellness topics are alcohol safety & body image. Some of Alex’s hobbies include scrapbooking, eating & playing with her cat, Lailin.  A few fun facts about Alex are that she interned at Walt Disney World for a semester and dreams to work for a cruise line one day!

 

 

 

 

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Taylor Hess

Taylor HessTaylor’s hometown is Omaha, Nebraska.  She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Human Resource Management. Taylor is a member of Peers CARE, the FGCU Honors program, and Phi Eta Sigma.  Her favorite wellness topics are stress, nutrition, and mental health.  Some of Taylor’s hobbies include reading, yoga, and spending time with family. A few fun facts about Taylor are that she has a twin brother, she loves to cook, and she loves elephants and hopes to see them in the wild one day.

 

 

 

 

 

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Breanna Johnson

Breanna Johnson

Breanna’s hometown is Citrus County, FL. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. Breanna is a member of Peers CARE, FGCU Honors Program, FGCU Powerlifting club, and Phi Eta Sigma. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, fitness, and stress. Some of Breanna’s hobbies include working out and spending time with family and friends. A few fun facts about Breanna are that she has traveled to Europe, she placed 12th in the nation for powerlifting her first year at FGCU, and she graduated from the same high school as Miles Teller. 

 

 

 

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Alexandra Kantor

Alexandra KantorAlex’s hometown is Centerport, NY.  She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Resort and Hospitality Management. Alex is a member of Peers CARE, RHA, VOX, GSA, and RCC.  Her favorite wellness topics are Safe Sex, Drugs/Alcohol Awareness and STD awareness.  Some of Alex’s hobbies include scrap booking, dancing and singing (badly). A few fun facts about Alex are that she loves cats and has a cross eyed Siamese cat, has 3 step siblings, and has been to Disney 13 times.

 

 

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Jeffrey Krzyszczak

Jeffrey’s hometown is Trinity, Florida. He is a senior at FGCU majoring in Computer Information Systems. In addition to Peers CARE, Jeffrey volunteers at the Happehatchee Center.  His favorite wellness topics include stress, sleep, emotional health, and sexual health. Some of Jeffrey’s interest include biking, video games and Legos. A fun fact about Jeffrey is that he brings three tennis rackets with him when he plays only because the carry bag looks funny with any less. He is also fluent in a few other languages.

 

 

 

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Ayanna Linton

 Ayanna's hometown is Miramar, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in English with a minor in Creative Writing. In addition to Peers CARE, Ayanna works at the Everglades front desk. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health, mental health, and body image. Some of Ayanna’s hobbies include drawing, sleeping, watching cartoons/anime, and writing. A few fun facts about Ayanna are that she loves Japanese and Korean culture, she has never been to a concert, and she LOVES puns.

 

 

 

 

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Kylene Madrigal

Kylene's hometown is Pembroke Pines, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Psychology. In addition to Peers CARE, Kylene is also a member of Hermandad de Sigma Iota Alpha, Inc., and The National Society of Leadership and Success. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health and stress. Some of Kylene's hobbies include reading, watching The Vampire Diaries, traveling, and collecting fortune cookie quotes. A few fun facts about Kylene are that she was born in Alabama, lived in Germany for three year and has two pet tortoises.

 

 

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Brad Maierle

Brad’s hometown is Sparta, New Jersey. He is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. In addition to Peers CARE, Brad is also a member of Public Health Student Association and works at Naples Community Hospital. His favorite wellness topics are sleep, fitness, and sexual health. Some of Brad’s hobbies include fishing, camping, working out, kayaking, snow skiing, and biking. A few fun facts about Brad are that he loves both the mountains and ocean, if it is outdoors you can count him in, he is a commuter student and aspires to continue his education to become either a PA or MD.

 

 

 

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Aliza McTernan

Aliza’s hometown is Jupiter, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Legal Studies. In addition to Peers CARE, Aliza is also the Academic Development Chairman for Delta Delta Delta and is the Treasurer for Camp Kesem. Her favorite wellness topics are stress relief, time management, and mental health.  Some of Aliza’s hobbies include hanging out with friends, binge-watching shows on Netflix, and singing. A few fun facts about Aliza are that she is obsessed with cats and wants to attend law school after graduating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brianne Merchant

Brianne’s hometown is Coral Springs, Florida. She is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Journalism. In addition to Peers CARE, Brianne is also a member of FGCU Dirty Birds and works at Target. Her favorite wellness topics are drug and alcohol safety, and sexual health. Some of Brianne’s hobbies include swimming and writing. A few fun facts about Brianne are that she swam competitively for over 10 years and has a pet fish named Flip Flop.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Madison Moreland

Madison’s hometown is Orlando, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. In addition to Peers CARE, Madison is also membership development chair for Delta Delta Delta, Financing chair for FGCU Global Medical Brigades and works at Ruby Tuesday.  Her favorite wellness topics are mental health, nutrition, and alcohol education.  Some of Madison’s hobbies include watching TV shows, spending time with friends, and working out at the gym.  A few fun facts about Madison are that she is originally from Indiana and she has a cat named Teddy.

 

 

 

 

 

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Drew Nardolillo

 Drew’s hometown is Thompson, Connecticut. He is a junior at FGCU majoring in Communications. In addition to Peers CARE, Drew is also an RA who works on Campus in South Village. His favorite wellness topics are alcohol and drug safety. Some of Drew’s hobbies include writing, crafting, and making outdated pop culture references. A few fun facts about Drew are that he can write using both hands, dyes his own hair, and once had the distinct displeasure of living in a house with 22 cats. All at the same time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Adriana Peat

Adriana’s hometown is Sunrise, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. Her favorite wellness topics are sexual health, emotional health, and stress. Some of Adriana’s hobbies include spending time with family and friends, listening to music, and playing video games.  A few fun facts about Adriana is that she has a nephew, her favorite food is chicken wings, and she has been to the Middle East before.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Djenika Pierre

 

 Djenika's hometown is Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health. In addition to Peers care, Djenika is also a member of Impact Student Ministries. Her favorite wellness topics are Time Management, Sexual Education, and Nutrition.  Some of Djenika’s hobbies include swimming, reading, and kayaking. A few fun facts about Djenika are that she speaks creole, and she has a black cat named Luna.

 

 

 

 

 

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Nicolas Rodriquez

 

Nicolas's hometown is Saint Petersburg, Florida. He is a sophomore at FGCU majoring in Social Work with minors in Psychology and Spanish. In addition to Peers CARE, Nicolas is also a member of the NAACP, and more organizations to come, along with a job at Cheddars. His favorite wellness topics are sexual health, alcohol, and stress. Some of Nicolas's hobbies include writing, rapping, weight lifting, playing football and intramural sports. A few fun facts about Nicolas are that he loves to speak in front of people even though he has a stutter, he has been rapping since he was 12 and he was born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sephora Saint Pierre

 

Sephora’s hometown is Gonaives, Haiti. She is a junior at FGCU double majoring in Social Work and Criminal Justice. In addition to Peers CARE, Sephora is also a member of the Honors College, a Senator for Student Government, President of SoulFlowers, and an ambassador for international students. Sephora works as a Resident Assistant for Eagle Hall and as a Student Assistant in the Dean of Students’ Office. Her favorite wellness topics are Healthy eating habits, stress management, alcohol safety, and sexual health. Some of Sephora’s hobbies include reading, writing poetry, and watching documentaries. A few fun facts about Sephora are that she speaks two languages, has a passion for service and loves chocolate.
 

 

 

 

 

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Nicole SanFilippo

Nicole's hometown is Staten Island, New York. She is a junior at FGCU majoring in Community Health and aspires to be an Occupational Therapist. In addition to Peers CARE, Nicole also works for Housing as a Resident Assistant in South Village. Her favorite wellness topics are nutrition, fitness, and sexual health. Some of Nicole's hobbies include going to the gym, laying out on the waterfront, and cooking vegan food. A few fun facts about Nicole are that she is an identical twin, she can solve the Rubik's cube, and she loves cats.

 

 

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Maria Sans

 

Maria’s hometown is Tampa, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Community Health with a minor in Gender Studies. In addition to Peers CARE, Maria is also a member of Global Medical Brigades and Programming Board. Her favorite wellness topics are suicide prevention, coping with anxiety, and alcohol. Some of Maria’s hobbies include watching movies, playing video games, dancing with friends, and attending concerts. A few fun facts about Maria are that she's left-handed, obsessed with astrology, and can quote the entire Mean Girls movie.

 

 

 

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Chelsea Torres

 

Chelsea’s hometown is Coral Springs, Florida. She is a senior at FGCU majoring in Psychology. Chelsea is a member of Peers CARE, the Honors Program, and Phi Eta Sigma. Her favorite wellness topics are stress, nutrition and fitness, and emotional health. Some of Chelsea’s hobbies include traveling, reading, and spending time with friends.  A few fun facts about Chelsea are that she is has an internship at a private psychology practice, loves elephants, and has gone on a helicopter over the volcanoes in Hawaii.
 

 

 

 

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Jason Wagenbrenner

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