Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion

Professional Staff


Salomon Rodezno, Director | 216.397.1583

Salomon is Director of the Center and has been at JCU since 2011.   He supports students on a 1:1 basis and mentors all cultural student organizations.  Salomon develops programs, workshops, and presentations and teaches AR 197 (Experiential College- Film in Cleveland), AR 199 (Intergroup Dialogue- Finding Common Ground), AR 120 (Purpose and Place: Exploring Campus Community and Self) and LP 303 (Position: Change Agents).  Lastly, actively serves as a Hearing Officer in the University Hearing and Sexual Harassment Board.

Salomon’s M.Ed. is in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from the University of Vermont, his B.A. in Visual Arts from the University of California San Diego, and he is a graduate of the Social Justice Training Institute.  Salomon is currently the Secretary for the Ohio Consortium of Multicultural Centers in Higher Education.

Christina Johnson, Administrative Assistant | 216.397.4185

Christina earned her B.A. in Psychology from Taylor University in 2014 and has continued to pursue active roles of mentorship within educational settings. As a native of the Cleveland area with a passion for people, Christina is excited to support CSDI at JCU and engage with college-students once again. Fun Facts: her favorite scent is vanilla and she is a dog person




DouglasGabrielle-Douglas Hinchen, Class of 2017

Gabby-Douglas is a double major in Psychology and Women and Gender Studies with a minor in Statistics. Gabby-Douglas intends to have a career as a Sex Therapist/Researcher. Fun fact: “I am a Transgender Bi-Sexual magical human who believes in the concept of universal love.”


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Wanda Rosario, Class of 2017

Wanda is majoring in Communications with an Integrated Marketing Track. She aspires to work in corporate or small business as a marketing communications manager or a digital media specialist. Fun fact: Wanda has played the drums or anything percussion related for over 12 years.


MannieEmmanuel (Mannie) Brown, Class of 2019

Mannie is majoring in Women and Gender Studies with a minor in Communications.  He aspires to work the field of Student Affairs. Fun fact: Helped create a diversity retreat for a cultural organization on campus.


ZakZakiyyah Malik, Class of 2019

Zakiyyah is majoring in Biology with an aspiring career path in Dentistry or Radiology.  Her campus involvement includes serving as the Secretary of the African American Alliance, being a member of Latin American Student Association,and being a member of the Muslim Student Society. Fun Fact: her full name is Arabic and “Zakiyyah” means intelligent.