Connor Wilson

Heya, I’m C.J. Wilson, though most people call me Connor. I work as a freelance writer while pursuing my dream of writing novels, comics, and video games. I’ve also been nature lover and environmentalist pretty much my whole life… even if I didn’t get the chance to fully dive into that until adulthood. Nature is … Read more

Carlos Tafolla

Carlos Tafolla (He/Him/His) was born and raised in Kings County, California. The first time he had the opportunity to experience and connect with the outdoors was when he was in sixth grade. He and his entire class went on a class camping trip to Scicon. There he got to learn first hand about different plants, … Read more

Steven Carmona Mora

Steven Carmona Mora is a child of Mexican immigrants. They have a passion for social justice and working with grassroots organizations. Steven is very excited about the opportunity to build an understanding of the outdoors and leadership to train others to enjoy mother earth.

Stephanie Maercado

My name is Stephanie Mercado and I love recreating in the outdoors especially doing hikes around California . I am a volunteer with Latino Outdoors and joined this program to become a more well-rounded outdoors leader for my community.

Erika Enomoto

Erika Enomoto (she/her) has lived in Fresno since she moved from Japan with her family at the age of 10. During her undergraduate studies, Erika discovered her love for seeing people reconnect to their environment through community, growing food, and being outside. She currently works at Fresno Metro in the area of healthy food access, … Read more

Quinton Davis

Hi, My name is Quinton Davis! I am currently 22 years old and live in Fresno. I am originally from Kingsburg, California, and have previously lived in San Luis Obispo California where I received my associates degree in public health sciences from Cuesta College. Many of my hobbies include being physically active and I love … Read more

Romaine Desclos

My name is Romaine, like the lettuce. Or from Rome, in my first language (French). I am a Gabonese & French, BIPOCQT member working in mental health. I am a lover of nature and all of the wisdom it holds. I am a believer that we are powerful creators of our reality, and that it … Read more

Luis Rincón

Luis Rincón (he/him) serves as the Program & Operations Manager with Latino Outdoors to support a team of volunteers in carrying out beautiful and inclusive outings where cultura y familia is at the forefront of the experience. He is a native of Fresno, CA and lives here with his partner and four legged babies- two … Read more

Eliza Jane Palao

Eliza Jane (she/he/they/sha) is a current graduate student at CSUDH studying Negotiation, Conflict Resolution, and Peace Building. A 2020 graduate from CSU Fresno with a BA in Sociology and a Minor in Philanthropic and Community Based Leadership (Non-Profit Administration). Their future goal is for them to utilize her empathy to connect with persons to resolve … Read more

Maddie Hernandez

Hi my name is Madeleine Hernandez but you can call me Maddie. My pronouns are she/her/hers. A little bit about myself is that I am a first generation Mexican-American woman. I recently graduated from CSU Monterey Bay with my BA in behavioral and social sciences. I am excited to be able to have the opportunity … Read more