Tasi Pereira was born and raised in Leloaloa, in the United States territory of American Samoa. She finished her freshman year as a member of the 2025 Honors College cohort at SOU. She is pursuing a major in political science with a minor in rhetoric and reason. Additionally, she will serve as a student representative and provide student support for the Alumni Association Board of Directors.
“I chose Southern Oregon University because of the organizations on campus that provide me with the resources for success. In addition, I hope to serve the communities that guided me to up this point in my life. Helping others succeed will help pay forward the guidance that I’ve had in my life.”