Writing Center Tutors

Miguel DeJesus

Miguel DeJesus

Major:  Programming

Hometown/Country of Origin: Manhattan, NY

Age: 20

Languages Spoken: English

Writing Tutor Since: Spring 2021

Semesters at STCC: 4

Favorite Book: Come to Me by Amy Bloom

Favorite Food: Clam Chowder

What I Love About Writing: It gives me a way to express myself, and to be free without being held down by questions that have a prompt or a required response.

One Fun Fact About Me is: I build and fix computers that have had issues. I always find a way to outdo myself when building them, which feels great. 

Deon Goines Jr.

Deon Goines Jr

Major: Environmental Science

Hometown/Country of Origin: Agawam, MA

Age: 19

Languages Spoken: English

Writing Tutor Since: Spring 2020

Semesters at STCC: 2

Favorite Book: Nature Wars/Scary Godmother Collection/Earth The Definitive Visual Guide

Favorite Food: Mozzarella Sticks

What I Love About Writing: Having an easily accessible and quick medium to lay down my ideas and thoughts in the exact way I want to convey them.

One Fun Fact About Me is: The environment is a giant priority for me, I tend to pick up bottles discarded in the woods as well as discarding any waste food I have in the woods nearby to bolster that ecosystem.

Kaylan Sheppard

Kaylah Sheppard

Major: General Studies

Hometown/Country of Origin: Valley Stream, NY

Age: 18

Languages Spoken: English

Writing Tutor Since: Spring 2020

Semesters at STCC: 3

Favorite Book: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Favorite Food: Jamaican Chicken Patties

What I Love About Writing: I see writing as a way to express myself and a great outlet when I’m stressed or upset or even when I just want to have some fun.

One Fun Fact About Me is: I’m currently learning sign language and I’m working toward becoming fluent.