SAGA Squad Team

Blair Alexander (she/her/hers)

SAGA Student Coordinator
Senior, Psychology
Hobbies: Reading, camping, creating
Personal Motto: "Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light." - Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
For all SAGA members to be provided tools that they need to understand and connect better with themselves and their communities, and help to see all members grow and learn to the best of their ability.

Blair Alexander

Alvaro Aguayo (he/him/his)

Third Year, Biology major
Hobbies: video games, tennis, drawing, reading
Personal Motto: "When there's something I don't want to do, I just get it over with."

What message would you give to incoming UH students?
The message I’d give to incoming UH students is to get involved in organizations and resource centers. There are awesome people worth meeting there that will make you wonder why you hadn't taken that step in the first place.

Dane Ashton (he/him/his)

Freshman, Media Production major
Hobbies: live action role playing, sewing, photography, video games
Personal Motto: “Don’t sweat the petty things and don’t pet the sweaty things.”

What has been your most rewarding experience within the LGBTQ community?
My most rewarding experience has been attending conventions by and for the LGBTQ community. Because I'm newly involved in the community, seeing so many people in similar, if not the same, situation as me in a supportive and positive light is incredibly moving.

Oscar Alvarez (he/him/his)

Junior, Accounting major
Hobbies: nature explorer, eating out, Netflix, movies
Personal Motto: “Don’t be afraid to be yourself”

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
My goal as a SAGA Squad member is to help make UH campus a more inclusive and welcoming space for all students.

Stacia Bennett (they/them/their)

Junior, ASLI major
Hobbies: reading, civil rights activism, sex education
Personal Motto: “We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society” -Angela Davis

What inspires you?
Those who have come before me who worked so hard. And those who have come after me who are still working hard.

Austin James Hodges (he/him/his)

Freshman, Geology major Education (Math & Science) minor
Hobbies: hunting, fishing
Personal Motto: "I have because I believed, and I will because I am who I am." ~Austin Hodges

What is your goal as a SAGA Squad member?
As a Sexuality and Gender Acceptance ambassador to the UH LGBTQ Resource Center, I want to improve how the straight community views the LGBTQ+ community. I want to change the mindset so that that people see us as people and not just as a stereotype.

Rashad Moody (he/him/his)

Senior, Liberal Studies major with concentrations in Film Studies, Studio Art, and English
Hobbies: drawing, painting, writing, watching movies, playing video games
Personal Motto: “If you can dream it, be it!”

What message would you give to incoming UH students?
I would like incoming UH students to know that they should take the opportunity to explore themselves and their identities. College is the best time to figure out who you are and become more comfortable in your own skin.