get to know our team

Interesting Fact

I like my cereal soggy, sorry not sorry!

Favorite Quote

"Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago." - Warren Buffett

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Alexiz Gomez

Alexiz took a quick little road trip up the 710 Highway to join us from sunny Long Beach, CA. Besides eating a lot of dessert, Alexiz loves being able to travel, explore and share stories with others across the world she otherwise wouldn't have met if she never left her hometown. After graduating from UC Berkeley with a degree in Integrative Biology, Alexiz continues to be inspired by Nature (especially Plants) and is excited to share that passion with YOU!

Interesting Fact

I host a 5K with my sister every year and donate to different non-profit organizations! (Girl Boss vibes only)

Favorite Quote

"You can."

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Arianna Tipsword

Arianna is from Clearwater, FL currently attending St. Petersburg College where she is majoring in Business Communications. After learning about Thirst Project through the one & only, Damon Brown, Arianna packed up her bags and headed for Thirst HQ because she believes anyone & everyone has the power to make a difference! In her spare time, you'll catch Arianna trying out new make-up styles and spending time with her family!

Interesting Fact

I can say "Where's my phone in 4 languages" I've lost my phone in over 27 countries.

Favorite Quote

"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children." - Walt Disney

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Caroline Wright

Liney is her name and travelling is her game. Liney was born in Alabama, raised in Louisiana and then moved to Arkansas, Florida & Georgia (this sounds like a Country Song) before joining us here in Los Angeles at Thirst Project. After travelling throughout Asia, she experienced the water crisis first hand and knew she had to do something. After stumbling across Thirst Project, Liney decided to join the fight before heading off to the University of Arkansas for a dual Masters program in Flute performance and Conducting.

Interesting Fact

Some people might have normal bucket list, but my bucket list is all about exotic fruit! (obsessed with mangosteen right now!)

Favorite Quote

“You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” - Dr. Seuss

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Chandni Bhikha

Chandni joins us from Louisville, Kentucky where graduated from the University of Louisville (Go Cards!) with a degree in Biology & Sociology with a minor in Peace Studies. She is inspired by how even the smallest acts of kindness can create such ripples of change and Chandni's favorite thing about Thirst Project is how passionate and dedicated every one is from Students to Staff to Board Members. Catch Chandni hidden away re-reading Harry Potter or taking a dip in the nearest body of water she can find.

Interesting Fact

I was my high school's first male cheerleader <3

Favorite Quote

"You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from." - Ratatouille

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Estefano Livelli

Estefano also joins us from sunny Florida (Coral Springs to be exact) and loves meeting new people & making new friends. After a friend of his became a Road Warrior, he decided he had what it takes (and we believed him!) so he applied to become one! He is inspired by Paris Hilton (that's hot!) and Estefano loves spending time on Social Media, specifically Instagram, and engaging with everyone in his network.

Interesting Fact

I always drive with my window down, even in the snow.

Favorite Quote

"Its youth culture time!" -Jasmine Teofilo

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Jasmine Teofilo

Jasmine is currently taking a gap year before returning to graduate with a degree in Journalism with a Minor in film this Fall. She is constantly gathering material for her future career in Stand Up Comedy, and Jasmine is always spending time with her family (MISS YOU DAD!) Jasmine loves the good vibes at Thirst Project and how her and her fellow Road Warriors get the opportunity to inspire young people across the nation! Coming all the way from Puyallup, WA, Jasmine was a part of Key Club in High School and was recognized for fundraising the most in D30 Pacific North West district.

Interesting Fact

I love acting!

Favorite Quote

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world may know peace."

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Jerwayne Graham

Jerwayne joins us from the Sunshine state, specifically Coral Springs, FL, where she loves taking photos and videos with her friends for social media. She found out about Thirst Project from former Road Warriors and loves how the organization prioritizes youth impact, working together to end the water crisis. Jerwayne is inspired by how hardworking her Mother is and she is excited to join the fight for clean water!

Interesting Fact

I love animals (dogs).

Favorite Quote

"Don't worry, be happy." -Bob Marley

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Maya Griswold

Maya loves puppies. She currently works as a dog groomer and when she's not doing that, Maya is always hanging out with her dog! Joining Thirst Project from Denver, CO, Maya loves hiking, camping and spending time with her friends (and did we mention playing with her pup?) Maya is excited to travel the U.S. to inspire young people to make a positive impact on the world.

Interesting Fact

I am ~obsessed~ with ridgies sour cream and onion chips.

Favorite Quote

“If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.” - Dalai Lama

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Nour Haredy

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY, Nour first learned about the water crisis through a series of documentaries she watched in class. Nour is inspired by Ruth Bader Ginsberg's courage, Elon Musk's determination and work ethic, and most importantly, Kobe Bryant's sheer will power. Her favorite thing about Thirst Project is that we take young people seriously and actually empower them to change the world. Nour is currently studying at the University of Buffalo to get a degree in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Math.

Interesting Fact

I am a YouTube Partner and make videos that comedically discuss social issues and first world problems!

Favorite Quote

"Work hard in silence, let success be your noise." - Anonymous

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Sabria Joaquin

Sabria has two qualities that she does not apologize for: being real and being sassy. After recently graduating from Chaffey College, Sabria plans to continue her education with a Bachelor's degree in Film & Television Production with a minor in Asian American Studies. Sabria is inspired by people and she loves cameras & travelling, so becoming a Road Warrior is the perfect way to combine her passions for good! After following us on Instagram for awhile, Sabria packed her bags and decided it's to time to change the world with us... good thing she was just down the street in Fontana, CA.

Interesting Fact

I've broken both my wrists.

Favorite Quote

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel" - Maya Angelou

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Sean Kaitlin

Sean first heard about Thirst Project after a team of Road Warriors presented at her High School. She joins Thirst Project from Denver, CO and Sean is excited to join a youth-led organization that is giving life & hope to those in need. Sean is inspired by good music and in her free time, she is busy playing with her dogs.

Interesting Fact

Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can't see.

Favorite Quote

"I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it. You don't know what hand your gonna get dealt next. You learn to take life as it comes at you, to make each day count" - Leonardo DiCaprio

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TJ Eaglin

They say everything is bigger in Texas and TJ's smile is proof of that. Arriving at Thirst HQ from Houston, TX and taking a break from studying Advertising at Texas Tech (#WreckEm) TJ is excited to create new things in artistic ways. He is ready to hit the road to inspire and impact every person he meets along the way, good thing his favorite activity is cruising around and listening to music with his friends. If you're looking for TJ, you'll probably find him with his phone out, tryna hit them angles, snappin' like he Fabo (get it?)

ROAD WARRIOR ALUMNI

Kaitlynn Lagman

Fall 2014

Rachel Fogel

Spring 2015

Brandon Howe

Fall 2015 & Fall 2017

Abbey Kochert

Spring 2016

Shelbie Moser

Spring 2016

Drew Penkala

Fall 2016

Haley Thompson

Fall 2016

Kangi Downing

Fall 2017

Amy Klein

Spring 2018

Devyn Noel Drozdowski

Spring 2018

Hannah Capece

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

Haley Gamez

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

Darcy Kerrigan

Fall 2018

Erin Shattuck

Fall 2018

Kaitlin Kogut

Fall 2018

Megan Hartley

Fall 2018

Rob Stark

Fall 2018

Kristiana Davis

Spring 2019

Anne Pfaff

Spring 2019

Jack Curzon

Spring 2019
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