Natalie Hernandez serves as the Associate Director of Admissions at the Southern California College of Optometry. She assists in directing student recruitment activities, coordinating in person and virtual programs for prospective students, advising applicants, and admitting the incoming class.
Natalie was born and raised in Southern California. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration with a minor in Chicano Studies from California State University, Fullerton. She has a deep passion for helping others and has actively volunteered as a mentor for youth in her hometown for over 10 years. Outside of work, Natalie enjoys playing her clarinet, fishing, camping, painting, and sailing on her sailboat. If you're a prospective student, send her an email, she'd love to get to know you better and assist with any questions you have.