APPLE Corps Team

APPLE Corps Team

Meet the Leadership Team

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Jennifer Hernandez-Khan
Program Coordinator
Email: jenhernandez@jjay.cuny.edu
Jennifer currently serves as the Program Manager for the Academic Preparation Program (APPLE Corps) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She earned her EdD from Fordham University, where she specialized in Educational Leadership Administration and Policy. Though she finalized her education in a private institution, she credits her educational foundation to public schools. She feels extremely grateful to be part of the APPLE Corps team since 2015, and looks forward to seeing APPLE Corps students realize their dreams!
 

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La Vaughn Emanis-Samuel
Student Success Specialist
Email: lemanis@jjay.cuny.edu
La Vaughn is dedicated to providing students in the APPLE Corps program with the support needed to adjust to college life, overcome obstacles and reach their goals. She served as the CUNY Justice Academy (CJA) Outreach Coordinator at John Jay for over six years where she helped students navigate the transfer process and transition to baccalaureate degrees. La Vaughn received her bachelor’s degree in Business Communication from Baruch College.
 
 

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Muldy Flecher
Internship Specialist
Email: mflecher@jjay.cuny.edu
Muldy comes to us from the Young Adult Borough Center at Boys & Girls High School for Good Shepherd Services. For over five years, Muldy served as the Internship & Career Coordinator where he was responsible for placing students in different internship opportunities throughout New York City along with conducting workshops and work-readiness seminars. Muldy earned his Graduate and Undergraduate degrees from Stony Brook University.

 
 

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Natalie Jordan
Senior Academic Advisor
Email: njordan@jjay.cuny.edu
Natalie holds a MS in Student Personnel Administration from SUNY Buffalo State, where she was a recipient of the SUNY Diversity Fellowship. She comes to John Jay with several years of experience within Student Affairs and Academic Affairs. Natalie had the opportunity to not just study and experience higher education domestically, but globally through the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea: Student Affairs at Sea program. Through this opportunity, Natalie traveled to Europe and Northern Africa to get a hands-on experience of higher education around the world. ▴Top

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Doménica Ramírez-Perez
Program Assistant
Email: dramireztola@jjay.cuny.edu
Domenica holds a degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College and is a certified Spanish Legal Translator and Interpreter. As an alumna of the APPLE Corps Program, she is committed to student success and supporting students throughout their academic journey.

 
 

 

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Claire Sternberg
Service-Learning Specialist
Email: csternberg@jjay.cuny.edu
Claire has been working with NYC students as part of the CUNY community and with the New York Department of Education for over 5 years. She believes that college should be accessible to everyone, and is dedicated to supporting students as they work to pursue their goals. Claire is the Service-Learning Specialist for the APPLE Corps program at John Jay, and is also a real-life service-learning success story. Claire holds a Masters in the Sociology of Education from New York University. ▴Top

 

Meet your Peer Success Coaches

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Alicia Rajendranauth
Junior Peer Success Coach
Major: MPA in Criminal Justice Management
Fave accomplishment: Becoming a Peer Success Coach for APPLE Corps and being accepted into the dual degree program at John Jay.

 

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Franklyn Bernabe
Peer Success Coach
Major: Philosophy
Minor: Law & Dispute Resolution
Fave accomplishment: Being accepted into the SASP Program that will allow me to expand my knowledge and horizon on the world while helping others on the way. ▴Top

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Gloria Bora Lee
Peer Success Coach
Major: Public Administration
Fave accomplishment: Returning the support that I received from APPLE Corps as a Peer Success Coach.
 

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Leanna Wells
Peer Success Coach
Major: Political Science
Minor: Digital Media & Journalism
Fave accomplishment: Becoming a support system for her mentees and help them transition into college. ▴Top

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Maria Ramos Esperanza
Peer Success Coach
Major: Criminology
Minor: Community Justice
Fave accomplishment: Being the first Latina in my family to attend college and starting my sophomore year strong!

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Rosalma Pineda
Team Leader & Peer Success Coach
Major: Criminal Justice (BS)
Minor: Criminology
Fave accomplishment: Becoming the Team Leader for the APPLE Corps Program. ▴Top
 

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Tatyanna Robinson
Junior Peer Success Coach
Major: Forensic Psychology
Minor: Counseling
Fave accomplishment: Becoming a peer success coach for APPLE Corps.

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Baldwin Cyriaque
Junior Peer Success Coach
Major: Criminal Justice
Minor: Computer Science
Fave accomplishment: Building a computer from scratch. ▴Top

 
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Fatoumata Waggeh
Junior Peer Success Coach
Major: Law & Society
Minor: Dispute Resolution
Fave accomplishment: Being accepted into the University of Miami School of Law’s competitive Summer Legal Academy.