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UGRD Staff Profiles

Derrick Hwa
Assistant Director of Admission (Marketing & Communications)
Derrick grew up in the Bay Area before heading down to Southern California to get his bachelors and masters degree. He is now back in the Bay Area serving as an Assistant Director in the Undergraduate Admissions Office.  He is passionate in supporting students to discover their identities and achieve their goals. In this role, he hopes to increase college access and to be a resource for students to understand the college application process and how college can be used as a tool to achieve their dreams and passions. 

B.A. in Human Development; University of California - San Diego
M. Ed. in Student Affairs; University of California - Los Angeles
Hobbies & Interests:

Spending time with family and friends, taking hip-hop dance classes, going to concerts, drinking boba, traveling, going to Disneyland.
Ask me about:

Getting involved in student organizations and clubs at Santa Clara University 
(408) 554-4700
Schott Admission & Enrollment Services Building