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Tenaya (Naya)

nayaName: Tenaya Miller
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Mount Shasta, CA
Major: Environmental Studies

Dream Job After College: National Geographic publisher

Why did you join the guide program? I grew up in a very outdoorsy family/community and wanted to extend that aspect of my life into college. I also just love the people!

Favorite trip/outdoor activity: Backcountry Snowboarding

Favorite National Park: Yosemite

Favorite outdoor location in San Diego: Torrey Pines

Favorite place to hang out on campus: La Paloma

Weirdest food you have created and/or ate: S’maco

Craziest trip experience: Stepping on a rattlesnake in the Grand Canyon

Worst injury from an outdoor trip: Broken neck

If you could go one place in the world where would you go? Greece

Funniest Outdoor trip experience: The conversation that lead up to Collin’s nickname: Marathon Man

What is one thing people don’t know about you? There are only 2 ½ stoplights in my entire town

What certifications and trainings do you have? CPR, First Aid

Favorite piece of outdoor gear: hammock or snowboard

What are five things you wish you knew prior to starting college?

  • Doing the reading is rarely necessary
  • Rearranging the room while your roommate is in class is a terrible idea
  • Studying at the beach is never productive
  • Take pictures
  • You can always make time for what you love