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Yamileyka Rojas

Student Success Coach, Urban Scholars Initiative (USI)

Yamileyka Rojas

Yami Rojas (she/her) is a USI Student Success Coach who deeply believes in equipping students with the tools they need to feel in control of their academic journey. Yami (pronounced "Jah me") partners with students to help them articulate their short-term academic and long-term career goals and ensures that these students have the resources they need to follow through on their plans.

Prior to being a USI Student Success Coach, Yami was an Out of School Youth Career Specialist at My Turn, Inc. In that role, she provided extensive consultative support to the programs so that the students are optimally positioned to succeed.

Yami holds a Master's Degree in Higher Education, as well as several certifications, including a certification in Social & Behavioral Research.