Jessica Artinger is a new undergraduate at UCLA double majoring in Astrophysics, and Geophysics and Space Physics. She transferred from Orange Coast College, in Costa Mesa, CA, where she graduated with an A.A. in Liberal Studies, and 3 A.S. degrees in Physics, Natural Science, and Mathematics. Besides academics, Jessica held several leadership positions at OCC including President of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, President of the Astronomy Club, and Vice Chair of the Advocacy Committee within Student Government and ASOCC. She transferred into UCLA as a Hites Scholar (awarded by PTK International) and a Clay Scholar (a UCLA scholarship). She's well versed in the transfer process and currently mentors several students back at OCC, helping them to one day attend a UC school, with hopefully several scholarships in toe.