UO freshman profile: Tanya Barraza
High school and hometown: I attended Marshall Fundamental High School in Pasadena, California.
My academic interests include: Human Physiology. I'm interested in becoming a sports physician.
What I like to do for fun: I love to be outdoors. Whether I'm hiking, running, playing sports, or walking my dogs, I'm having a great time!
People might be surprised to know: I'm not only a twin but, I also have more than 100 cousins.
I chose Oregon because: The amount of opportunity. Here at Oregon I have unlimited options when it comes to sports and health. I also can take pride in calling Oregon my home away from home.
My favorite band/artist is: It's impossible to choose an all-time favorite, but right now I must say Beyoncé. I've always loved her captivating and empowering music!
Phone or Android: I finally upgraded from a basic phone to a smart phone this summer and I love my iPhone!
Scholarships I've received include: Diversity Excellence Scholarship.
When I think of Oregon, I think of: My favorite color, green, and my favorite sport, football. Go Ducks!
The thing about college I'm most looking forward to is: Football season and all the game days! However, on a more serious note, I'm very excited about meeting new people and gaining new experiences all while becoming an independent young woman.
The one personal item I must bring to college is: A photo album of me and my twin sister. We've never been apart for this long before!
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