Student Ambassadors



Student Ambassadors are current students in the Department of Statistics. All ambassadors demonstrate excellent academic records, and are involved in the Department as well as other organizations at Texas A&M University. Ambassadors assist the department in multiple capacities – including the advancement of recruitment and outreach through Aggieland Saturday, New Student Conferences, prospective student meetings, student panels, and much more. Ambassadors serve as representatives of the department to prospective students and families, current students, former students, and other visitors.  

In order to apply for the Department of Statistics Student Ambassador Program, you must have completed a minimum of one semester as a STAT major.

Student Ambassadors Responsibilities:

  • Meet with prospective students and families.
  • Participate in recruitment events.
  • Assist with Department activities on Day 2 of New Student Conferences.
  • Assist in establishing programs that engage current and former students.
  • Assist with gathering student feedback about the department and student experience.
  • Work with department academic advisor on improving student services through special projects.
  • And much more!

Meet the Ambassadors:

Are you a current or prospective student that would like to chat with an Ambassador? Contact us at:

Valerie Espinosa

Class year: 2023

Hometown: Humble, Texas

Outside Specialization: Public Health & minoring in Math

Why did you choose to major in Statistics: 

Ben Adams

Class year: 2023

Hometown: Keller, Texas

Outside Specialization: Computer Science

Why did you choose to major in Statistics: I had always enjoyed and been good at math, and I saw that TAMU had a highly ranked statistics program. I was drawn to statistics because it is a rapidly growing discipline that can be applied to virtually every field.

Jaiden Goerlitz

Class year: 2023

Hometown: Brenham, Texas

Outside Specialization: Sports Management

Why did you choose to major in Statistics: I choose to major in statistics because I have always like applied math and I really like my AP Statistics class in High School!

Emma Jipp

Class year: 2024

Hometown: Round Rock, Texas

Outside Specialization: I’m minoring in tourism management because I hope to pursue a career working with the Walt Disney Company, preferably at their theme parks.

Why did you choose to major in Statistics: I chose to major in statistics because I’ve always loved math, and I really enjoyed my AP stats class and my teacher (shoutout Mrs. Overman) in high school. I just really love how applicable statistics is in everyday life and how helpful it is for everyone, not just stats majors.