Staff Spotlight: Brenaia Blue

February 15, 2023

What does your program, unit, or division do on campus?

To provide compassionate support and guidance for students to proactively build upon their academic and personal background, empowering them as they navigate their UC Berkeley experience.

Describe your job in five words:

Love. Guidance. Advocacy. Support. Challenging. 

Why Berkeley?

I was raised in East Oakland and South Berkeley, and growing up I frequented Berkeley’s campus. A lot of family members and friends graduated from Cal (myself from UCLA), and the campus community feels like home. It’s important for me to support students from my same communities, and for them to feel supported and a sense of belonging and community to survive and thrive at Berkeley. Also, being that I am competitive, I am attracted to working at the number one public institution in the world.

Berkeley Advising Strategy + Training