Meet the Cavalier Express Student Recruiters

Cherina Alford

C.E. Byrd High School

  • Major: AALT - Social Science
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: William McCall & Kathryn Barattini
  • BPCC Involvement: Phi Beta Kappa, Talent Show, Cav Express
  • Hobbies:  writing, poetry & rap
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – The Chosen Series
    • Candy/Snack – mixed nuts, watermelon slices
    • Color – gold
    • Quote – "Walk softly and carry a big stick." -Theodore Roosevelt
  • Advice to new students: Do it afraid.
Cherina Alford

demetrius allen

Woodlawn High School

  • Major: Culinary Arts
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: 
  • BPCC Involvement: Cav Express ad Phi Theta Kappa
  • Hobbies: baking, cooking, shopping 
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – Dream Girls
    • Candy/Snack – anything gummy
    • Color – pink and purple
    • Quote – "Never go back. Always move forward."
  • Advice to new students: Join something on campus. Make school fun and it will be less stressful.
Demetrius Allen

Jarrod Cox

Homeschool/Airline High School

  • Major: Software Development
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Steven Turner
  • BPCC Involvement: SGA Secretary/Treasurer, Debate Team, Cavalier Care Center Advisory Board, Disability Services Student Success Team, Cav Express
  • Hobbies:   video games
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – Mandolorian/Baby Driver
    • Candy/Snack – Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs
    • Color – Red
    • Quote – "Don't be concerned for your own good but for the good of others." I Corinthians 10:24
  • Advice to new students: Get involved in clubs & meet new people and have opportunities you wouldn't have otherwise!
Jarrod Cox

Karla Sanchez-Hernandez

 Airline High School

  • Major: Allied Health
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Lindsay Small
  • BPCC Involvement: Cav Express, SGA, Cavalier Care Center Volunteer, Ms. BPCC pageant
  • Hobbies:  painting, TikToks, running, makeup, reading the Bible
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – The Walking Dead and Princess & the Frog
    • Candy/Snack – Sweet Tart ropes
    • Color – depends on my mood
    • Quote – "To be or not to be"... "Ser o no ser" in Spanish!
  • Advice to new students: Don't buy books before class; Don't knock it until you try it; Who cares if people are watching YOU; Don't be afraid to ask questions.

charlize jackson

Mountain House High School (Mountain House, CA)

  • Major: General Studies
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Tracy Lee
  • BPCC Involvement: SGA, Debate Team, BPCC Optimist Club, Ms. BPCC Pageant, Homecoming Court and Cav Express
  • Hobbies: reading, writing, art
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – Extraordinary Attorney Woo & Treasure Planet
    • Candy/Snack – Twix (only the left ones)
    • Color – green
    • Quote – "Life's a wave."                
  • Advice to new students: Don't be afraid to ask questions!
Charlize Jackson

christian james

Airline High School

  • Major: General Science
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Kirk Fontenot
  • BPCC Involvement: SGA President, BPCC Optimist Club, Debate Team, Cav Express, Homecoming King, Cavalier Players (theatre)
  • Hobbies: wrestling
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – WWE & Avengers movies
    • Candy/Snack – Airheads Extreme
    • Color – green
    • Quote – "Act like you've been there."
  • Advice to new students: Take a break from school and get involved! It will make your college experience more enjoyable.
Christian James

collin kyle

Airline High School

  • Major: General Studies
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Jeff Lynn
  • BPCC Involvement: SGA, Cav Express, BPCC Cheer, Debate Team
  • Hobbies: swimming, reading, walking, listening to music
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – The Office
    • Candy/Snack – Zotz
    • Color – blue
    • Quote – "The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering." -Bruce Lee
  • Advice to new students: Talk with an advisor and get everything figured out before you make tough decisions.
Collin Kyle

shelby pilinski

Haughton High School

  • Major: Nursing
  • Favorite BPCC Instructor: Cecilia Frett
  • BPCC Involvement: Kappa Sigma Delta, Phi Theta Kappa, Maroon Jackets & Cav Express
  • Hobbies: Family time, crafting and mud riding
  • Favorite:
    • TV Show/Movie – Grey's Anatomy, Pretty Woman or Dirty Dancing
    • Candy/Snack – Snickers
    • Color – Royal Blue
    • Quote – "Don't let what he wants eclipse what you need. He's very dreamy, but he's not the sun you are!" -Cristina Yang, Grey's Anatomy
  • Advice to new students: Get involved! Get out there and be YOU, no matter if you fit in the box or not.
Shelby Pilinski