SOUPHEA LONG

College Admissions Coach

Souphea Long is the College Admissions Coaches for the Elevation Scholars Program. She is responsible for working closely with students one-on-one with the college admissions process which includes college discovery, essay writing, resume development, college applications, financial aid and scholarships. She is also the college success coach for 8 scholars from class 6. She checks in with each student and ensures they feel supported in their college journey.

Souphea was born and raised in San Diego, California. Her interests in education started in college while attending the University of California, Los Angeles. She took part in clubs that focused on mentoring youth and helping with college preparation and discovery. She graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and minor in Global Health. As a first-generation college student, she knew how important education is and that it needs to be accessible to everyone. Those experiences are what sparked her interest in guiding students in finding their path to higher education.