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Peter Seferian
Saint Edwards Chapter Chair
Peter Seferian is a sophomore philosophy major at St. Edwards University. He has interned at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and has been published in The Objective Standard magazine. One of his long term goals is to help conservatives retake the culture from leftist Hollywood. He is currently working on a novel and several screenplays that push conservative ideals. He would also like to be able to influence the gaming industry as well.
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Juliana Peceli
University of the Incarnate Word Chapter Chair
Juliana Peceli is a senior at the University of the Incarnate Word studying political science, criminal justice, communication arts, and business administration. She currently serves as chapter chairman for the UIW chapter. She is also a member of the Division 1 NCAA fencing team at UIW.
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Aunjelle Irlbeck
Midwestern State University Chapter Chair
Hello, my name is AunJelle Maree Irlbeck. I’m starting my sophomore year at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls. I’m majoring in history and minoring in English. I like cold climates, thunderstorms, gardening, writing, interior design, cooking, history, apologetics, and ceramics.I watch Stranger Things, The Office, and Doctor Who. I am excited to start a chapter of YCT on my campus. I know we can be a force for good.
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Nate Dunning
University of Mary Hardin Baylor Chapter Chair
Nate Dunning is a student at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He joined YCT to help increase the conservative values among the people in the UMHB community. Nate Is a leader of multiple organizations in his UMHB community with ranging topics such as politics, religion, and finance. His goal in YCT is to be able to serve his community and change people's minds on campus.
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Kelly Neidert
University of North Texas Chapter Chair
Hello, my name is Kelly Neidert. This will be my first year at UNT and I'm coming in as a sophomore. I'm an operations and supply chain management major. Some of my hobbies include home decor shopping, rewatching the office on Netflix, golfing, and hanging out with friends. I am looking forward to YCT being at UNT and I hope that it will allow for more representation of conservative-minded people in a place that doesn't have much
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Ethan Holland
University of Texas at Arlington Chapter Chair
Ethan is a Finance major at the University of Texas at Arlington. He has an interest in pursuing theology once completing Finance, and then entering the professional world as a lobbyist or an Executive in the business world. He is a youth leader at his church, as well as the outreach leader, on the music team, and any other needed responsibilities at the church. He has been to 27 countries and has a very good outlook on foreign policy. He’s attended a couple of training sessions at the Leadership Institute, AIPAC, and various others. He’s also one of the co-hosts of the podcast, “Saving the Republic”, and he is the Chapter Chairman at the University of Texas at Arlington.
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David Aguilar
Stephen F Austin Chapter Chair
David currently lives in Carthage, Texas since leaving New Orleans, LA and graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in Longview, Texas. He is a sophomore at Stephen F. Austin State University where he is majoring in History. He is the President of the SFA YCT organization and a devout Roman Catholic. In spare time, he likes to play video games, read historical studies, and he likes to go for walks. He plans to receive both his bachelor's and master's degrees from SFA and to go on to teach History. He is truly enthused and very excited to be leading the YCT at SFA.
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Liz Slezak
University of Houston Chapter Chair
Liz is a law student studying taxation at the University of Houston Law Center. Liz is passionate about promoting pro-business, free-market policies and engaging in discourse with others to find common ground in that space. In her free time, she enjoys running, yoga, and reading.
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Johnny Uribe
Sam Houston State University Chapter Chair
Johnny was born on February 2, 1999, and raised in Houston, Texas where he graduated from Langham Creek High School in 2017. He is currently majoring in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University and is set to graduate in 2023. Johnny plans to become an attorney. Johnny really enjoys Texas culture such as BBQing on a cool Saturday night to some Cody Johnson and George Strait! In his downtime, Johnny enjoys watching football and Astros baseball as well as listening to music such as Texas Country. Johnny also enjoys singing karaoke, primarily country, and Mexican music. Eat Em’ Up Kats!
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Jordan Clements
University of Texas Chapter Chair
A native of central Texas, Jordan A. Clements has been a staunch supporter of small government ever since the election of Barack Obama and the passage of Obamacare opened his young eyes to the danger of having “the government telling him what to do” (thanks Obama). While such beliefs, formed without the help of his parents as they would want you to know, took many forms--such as a Republican in youth, a libertarian in High School, and now a conservative--he has always maintained that only through private enterprise, not government handouts, can one achieve success. After graduating from Jack C. Hays High School, Jordan moved on to attend the University of Texas at Austin where he now studies Finance at the McCombs School of Business as a Junior and has been given the honor of College Scholar. On top of his activities in YCT, you can catch Jordan as a member of Har-D-Har Improv performing shows once every two weeks.
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Wyatt Hill
Austin College Chapter Co-Chair
A native of Dallas, Wyatt Hill graduated from Highland Park High School in 2017 and is currently a senior majoring in History and Political Science at Austin College. A dedicated student with aspirations of earning a Ph.D. in Political Science, Wyatt is also a passionate outdoorsman and may often be found fishing atop his kayak in the evenings after class. He also enjoys traveling to new areas, having spent extensive time in Tanzania, Scotland, and New Mexico in the past two years. As co-chair, Wyatt’s goal is to break negative stereotypes by demonstrating the intellectual foundations of conservatism and advancing conservative solutions to modern problems.
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Erik Cabrera
Austin College Chapter Co-Chair
California born but Texas raised, Erik Cabrera is a junior at Austin College studying International Finance & economics and Chinese. He understands that the second most important thing to being a Texas, after loving Whataburger is good ol' Texas values. He is also a competitor at in Mock Trial at the collegiate level. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, and camping with his friends as well as photography. His favorite memories have been hiking at Garner State Park in Concan TX, and camping in the Caprock Canyons of Briscoe County.
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Cristian Cavazos
Texas State University Chapter Chair
Born in Mission,Texas but I spent the majority of my life in Bay City, Texas where I graduated from Bay City High School. A political science major with a minor in History at Texas State University. Promoted to chapter chairman in the Spring of 2020, as chairman I hope to help people understand the conservative message through interacting with the student body at Texas State as much as possible
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Matthew Mikulenka
Texas A&M University Chapter Chair
A Central Texas native, Matthew has been a staunch Conservative, when his second grade teacher found it pertinent to brainwash second-graders that Barack Obama needs to be elected for a multiplicity of reason most memorable a womens "Right to choose" (Murder children). Matthew's beliefs' haven't always been sedentary and are continuously shaped by his Catholic faith: from Matthew being somewhat of a "Common Good" Conservative in his formative years focusing on the Pro-Life issue almost solely, to Matthew being a huge supporter of the Tea Party in 2012 conviencing his parents to vote for Ted Cruz over Daivd Dewhurst, to Matthew stratling the two divides among Conservatives now between the libertarian-conservative faction and Common-good conservative faction with Matthew still leaning 70-30 towards the more libertarian oreineted conservatives. A graduate of Jack C. Hays High School in 2018 Matthew packed his bags and got out of the dreadful area known as "longhorn country" (ssssss) and moved to the beautiful Aggieland to attend Texas A&M University and is currently a Junior (A A A WHOOP) pursuing a Bachelors of Science in Economics. Matthew's favorite activities include supporting Chip Roy and his congressional candidacy, being outdoors hunting/fishing or playing Golf, Matthew also enjoys learning about Economics and Law and how the two coincide.
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Nathan Darsch
Trinity University Chapter Chair
Nathan, a southern California native, is a junior at Trinity University majoring in business management and political science, and minoring in history. Nathan believes that the best way to help the American people is with polices that emphasize freedom, opportunity and choice. Nathan has grown to love the people and values of Texas (and Whataburger) and wishes to see the things that make Texas great thrive in not only Texas but the rest of the United States as well. As chapter chair, Nathan hopes to grow YCT even larger at Trinity and to help local candidates get elected in and around San Antonio. In his free time, Nathan enjoys reading and playing strategy based video games.
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Jake Neidert
Baylor University Chapter Chair
I was born and raised in Denison Texas, just north of Dallas. My conservative beliefs have been most influenced by my belief in the Bible and my upbringing in the church. I am currently a junior at Baylor University studying Religion with minors in History and Political Science and plan on attending a Southern Baptist Seminary to prepare myself for ministry. YCT has given me a voice on campus to spread and educate people on the conservative message while facilitating friendship and fellowship with other like-minded conservatives.
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Jade Kirkpatrick
West Texas A&M University Chapter Chair
Jade was born and raised in Amarillo. She graduated high school with her associates from Amarillo College and a Bible College degree from Supernatural Ministries Training Institute, a remote bible college offered by Accelerate church. She is now a rising junior and Rodgers LEAD Scholar at WTU and will be majoring in political science. Jade has worked with Christians United for Israel, Chris Ekstrom’s congressional campaign and is excited to help start YCT at WTU. In her free time she enjoys serving at her local church, coaching kids in volleyball, painting and reading a good book.
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Aaron Mchone
Tarleton State University Chapter Chair
My names Aaron Mchone. I’m excited to be the chapter chair at Tarleton University. I am studying law and business administration and hope to do Criminal defense and pursue that into politics or lobbying I am an airborne infantryman in the national guard. I have played college baseball and rode bulls professionally.
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Luca Bloch
Texas Tech University Chapter Chair
Luca Bloch is a senior currently pursuing majors in Political Science and Sociology to prepare for a future in environmental and resource law. With a lifelong background in agriculture, Luca is an avid environmentalist who got interested in politics through the events of 2015-2016 and his interest in right wing environmental solutions such as nuclear power and reasonable conservation of natural resources. In 2018, he spent much of the election cycle volunteering for many Republican candidates within Texas including Ted Cruz, helping him in his narrow victory against Beto O'Rourke.

In his time away from YCT and politics, Luca spends large portions of time volunteering for his church and hiking in many of Texas’s amazing state parks. He is also writing a fiction series that promotes conservative ideals as well as helping many others in the conservative writing community achieve their goal of publishing a book.
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Court Putnam
Texas Christian University Chapter Chair
Court Putnam is a Fort Worth native and a sophomore finance major at TCU. As a staunch fiscal conservative, Court believes in the free market and a small decentralized government. Court is also a musician and plays the drums, guitar, and keyboard in his free time. He plans to get the TCU student body more actively involved in Texas politics, and he wants to increase youth awareness of conservative candidates.
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Daniel Lerma
Texas A&M Kingsville Chapter Chair
Hi, my name is Daniel Lerma. I grew up in Christi Christi, TX. Right now I'm studying Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. In my free time, I love to hang out with family and friends. I also love to play basketball and am a Spurs fan! Above all, I love Jesus, and with His Spirit hope to lead a successful chapter at Kingsville and am excited to serve our community. Also, Whataburger is my favorite.
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Jacob Feagley
Texas A&M Commerce Chapter Chair
My name's Jacob Feagley, and I'm a college Sophomore currently studying Finance. I am chapter chair of YCT at TAMUC. My most important political issues are the Second Amendment and government overreach.
Noah Landry
Lamar University Chapter Chair
Noah Landry is a fifth-generation Beaumont Texan. He was homeschooled K-12 and the oldest of five siblings. He has held many club and county positions with Texas 4-H, including club president. When not in class or working you can find him practicing archery, swimming, working on cars, or designing his next creation.
Miguel Hernandez
Lone Star College Chapter Chair
Zachary Teague
Texas State Technical College Chapter Chair
Declan Steinke
LeTourneau University Chapter Chair