Peer Mentor Bios and Scheduling

Aly Wojtylko


Hey there! My name is Aly Wojtylko. I’m a first-year peer mentor and academic coach. I’m also a children and families major here at EMU. I have a passion for helping others in any way I can, especially when it comes to school. I’m currently a member of the NSCS and am dedicated to my studies. My current goal after graduation is to get my master's in children’s counseling. My favorite TV show is The Office and my cat Poe is one of my biggest joys in life. Some of my hobbies including playing piano, making fun spreads for my planner, and hanging out with friends and family. I’m always down to talk to anyone who needs an ear to listen, so feel free to book an appointment with me today :) Email for an appointment.

Anjali Dawson


Anjali Dawson is a sophomore undergraduate student at Eastern Michigan University. She is majoring in psychology with an undeclared minor. She is a first generation college student, and this is her first year as a peer mentor. Her main goal is to aid her students while they follow their path to academic success as well as always being open to offer encouragement and motivation to anyone who needs it! Email for an appointment.

Anna Randt


Anna is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in children and family studies with a minor in interdisciplinary leadership. This is her third year as a peer mentor and second year as a success coach. She entered Eastern Michigan University as a PASS (what it was called before it became EMU Edge) student her freshman year. This program gave her many opportunities while being here on camps. Her main focus is to help give back to students the kind of help she received to gain her success here at EMU. Book an appointment.

Arkell Clark


Arkell Clark is a second-year student who is majoring in psychology. He is a double minor in history and leadership. He is dedicated to the present and future success of his peers. This is his first year as a peer mentor and he is excited to begin the work of his position. As a peer mentor, he works hard to instill the principles of a successful student into their peers in a down-to-earth and friendly way. Feel free to email for any additional info about peer mentors and the peer mentoring program at

Ashleigh Walters


Hi! My name is Ashleigh Walters, and I am currently in my fifth year here at Eastern Michigan University. I am a secondary education chemistry major with a minor in secondary education earth science. My goal is to be a teacher because helping students reach their full potential is a passion of mine. This is my fourth year as a peer mentor/academic coach, and I love watching my students succeed. I would be glad to meet and see what we can work on together in order for you to get the most out of your time here at EMU. Email for an appointment:

David Graham

Hello, my name is David Graham, and I’m currently a sophomore here at Eastern Michigan. At the moment, I am undecided on what major I want to do, but I want a job that has me working with other people. This is my first year of being a peer mentor and academic coach. I was put into the Edge program as a freshman, and it was very beneficial for me because it taught me a lot. I want to use what I learned from this program to make an impact on students and teach them how to be successful college students by achieving their goals. Feel free to send me an email ( if you have any questions!

DeAngelo Richardson


I am a sophomore here at Eastern Michigan with a major in criminal justice. I’m originally from Detroit, Michigan. I am a first generation college student, and this is my first year as a peer mentor and academic coach. I’m here to be a positive example for my little brother and sisters by showing them that anything is possible when you put forth the effort. I plan on helping anyone who needs an extra push to be successful in the future. If you see me around campus, say hello or even ask a question if you need help. Email for an appointment:

Dion Temple


I am a junior here at Eastern Michigan, and this is my second year as a peer mentor. I am from Detroit, MI, and I am majoring in communications and journalism. I plan on going to graduate school for my master’s degree in education. I am the vice-president of two orgs here on campus, Edge Advance and Unlatched. My commitment to my students is evident, and I have forged a bond with those in my classes. I am also dedicated to student success outside the classroom and can always be counted on for a positive word. I’m very chill and willing to listen to anyone and help out with any problem. Email for an appointment:

Gabrielle Costa


Hello! I am Gabrielle Costa (feel free to call me Gabby), and I am a senior majoring in psychology and communications. I was a former Edge student my freshman year and was given the opportunity to be a peer mentor and academic coach in 2015. In 2017, I was able to study abroad in South Korea for one year to teach English to elementary school students. It was a life-changing event for me, and my goal is to guide and encourage students to find and open new doors during their time in college. Feel free to send me an email (; I am sure there is a lot to talk about :)

Kristian Burns


Kristian is a senior majoring in psychology and has completed her minor in business. This is her second year as a peer mentor and academic coach for the Holman Success Center. She enjoys connecting with students and helping them reach their goals so that they can have a memorable, successful and fulfilling college career. Kristian is a member of Zeta Sigma Chi  Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated Omicron Chapter. She absolutely loves being a peer mentor at EMU and is passionate about guiding first-year students down the path of academic and social success. If you need anything, Kristian is always available to talk so feel free to email or say hello if you see her on campus!

Naja Martin


I am a junior here at Eastern majoring in social work with a minor in criminology. I’m originally from Fremont, Ohio and I am in the Honors College, National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the founder and president of the organization Unlatched.  I am a first generation college student, and my goal is to make students realize their potential regardless of any obstacle. My students’ futures are endless, and the possibilities go on, so I'll make it my priority to make a clear path to my students' destiny. I love making a difference by helping and leading others to success and confidence. I am the second-year peer mentor for the SisterHOOD as well as UNIV 101. I am always open to helping more students, so you are more than welcome to email me! Email for an appointment at

Nikol Ray


Nikol Ray is a fourth-year student who is graduating in December of 2019. She just finalized her major in psychology with a double minor in communications and leadership. This is her third year as a peer mentor and academic coach at HSC. Her passion is helping students find their niche at EMU as well as motivating them to do their best academically. She loves hanging around campus and going to any event that fits in her schedule. She refers to Halle Library as “The Mothership” because if she is not in class or at an event, she is hitting the books there. Outside of school, her favorite thing to do is to play with her pets (a bearded dragon, turtle, fish, two guinea pigs and a rat) as well as working. Email for an appointment.

Quentin Francis


Quentin is a fourth-year, graduating senior from Columbus, OH majoring in political science. Aside from being a third-year peer mentor for the Holman Success Center, he also works closely with the Brotherhood Scholars Program, an initiative focused on the retention of minority students. He is the director of business and finance for Eastern’s Student Government, the vice president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Epsilon Eta Chapter, and a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. As he nears graduation, he’s determined to help the students he mentors find their “why", which is their motivation for being in college, because once they do, they’ll be able to overcome any obstacle they may face. Email for an appointment.

Serena Haube


Serena Haube is a second-year undergraduate student majoring in exercise science. This is her first year as a peer mentor, and she will be a first generation college graduate. She made the Dean’s List her freshman year of college and hopes to achieve the same this year. She enjoys meeting new people and helping them reach their goals. She loves being a peer mentor and sharing her experiences with those around her. Email for an appointment.

Talia Edgar


I’m a junior this year majoring in secondary education with a minor in communications.  Besides being a peer mentor, I am currently a supplemental instruction leader (SIL/tutor) for Math 097. I am proud to say that, besides my wonderful jobs here in the Holman Success Center, I’m the president of Edge Advance and vice president of Bronze Beauties Organization. However, no matter how busy I may seem, I am always willing to make the time to help in any way, shape or form that I can. Email for an appointment.

Tre Guyton


Tre Guyton is a third-year undergraduate student and second-year peer mentor majoring in business marketing. He is a first generation college student and hopes to serve as an example for his younger siblings that anything you put your mind to you can do it. He loves being a peer mentor at EMU and is driven in helping to guide first-year students to academic and social success. Email for an appointment.

Zaria Dozier


Zaria is a second-year student at EMU majoring in criminology with a minor in anthropology. She is a graduate from Cass Technical High School. This is her first year as a peer mentor. She is looking forward to helping students in their first year find their path to success. College can be tough as a first-year student, so she wants to make sure that she keeps students encouraged and motivated. Email for an appointment.

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