Discover Berkeley: Alumni Transfer Panel

    Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 5:30 PM until 6:30 PMPacific Daylight Time

    Hear directly from UC Berkeley Alumni about their experiences on campus, and their reflections since graduation. Ask your questions and hear them discuss their career paths after CAL.


    J. G. Amato
    Grad Year: 2013
    Transferred from City College of San Francisco
    Bio: J. G. Amato is a Ph.D. candidate in history at Stanford University and fellow of the Stanford Humanities Center, writing a dissertation on religion and politics in sixteenth-century Florence. He has been awarded grants and fellowships from the US Fulbright Commission, the Embassy of Switzerland in Washington, DC, Stanford University, and the University of Notre Dame. He holds degrees from City College of San Francisco, the University of California, Berkeley, Westminster Seminary California, and Stanford University.


    Miguel Hernandez
    Grad Year: 2000
    Transferred from City College of San Francisco
    Bio: Miguel Hernandez graduated from Cal in 2000 and since then has worked for NASA, Arizona State, UC Berkeley, and now is the Dean of Admissions at the College of Law for the University of North Texas Dallas. He is a native of south Texas, but was raised in Richmond, CA. Miguel is a first generation student and was also a Marine for 8 years. 

    Sonia Gutierrez
    Grad Year: 2011
    Transferred from Cerritos College
    Bio: Sonia graduated in 2011 from the Letters & Sciences majoring in Anthropology and Chicanx Studies.  She was admitted to Cal out of high school, but opted to attend CC at the last minute and then re-applied as a transfer student.  Sonia was first to graduate in her family. Sonia went to Law School at UCLA and now is a lawyer working with survivors of human trafficking.

    Eduardo Evaristo
    Grad Year: 2016
    Transferred from Orange Coast College
    Bio: Originally from Santa Ana, California; UC Berkeley became Eduardo's first stepping stone into a global environment. Now, he serves the community that once saw him grow up, by being an educator and helping mold the next future leaders.

    Esteem Brumfield
    Grad Year: 2019
    Transferred from Berkeley City College
    Bio: Born to civil rights activists in the Bay Area, Esteem cultivated a deep sense of social responsibility, passion for human rights, and a love for the Bay Area. His interests center on law, health and alternatives to incarceration. Particularly, his work examines the relationship between incarceration, mental health, and public health outcomes. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Health at Brown University and plans to enter law school to study constitutional law. As a Fulbright Fellow to South Africa, he researched the relationship between learning disability accommodations and rehabilitation within the Western Cape’s prison system. Prior to pursuing his Masters, Esteem served as a Public Health Commissioner for Alameda County and reviewed health effects of incarceration within the county. He holds a Bachelors from the University of

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