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Admissions

Meet Your Counselor

ETBU works hard to make sure that every potential student has a friendly face that they can reach out to. As an incoming student, you will be assigned a counselor that will guide you through the process each step of the way. We strive for individualized attention for each of our future students.

Ana Asencio
Ana Asencio
Freshman Admissions Counselor

aasencio@etbu.edu  |  Office: 903.923.2004
Mobile: 903.407.8158

Bachelor of Science in University Studies, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Local East Texas, Dual Enrollment
Hometown: Henderson, Texas
Favorite Local Business: Central Perks
Hobbies: I enjoy singing, drawing, playing soccer, and spending quality time with family and friends!
Fun Fact: I am half Guatemalan.
Favorite Verse: Galatians 6:17
My advice to students: Get out of your comfort zone, make memories, and enjoy every second of your time here at ETBU!

Kassi Freemam
Kassi Freeman
Freshman Admissions Counselor

kfreeman@etbu.edu  |  Office: 903.923.2009 
Mobile: 903.578.1091


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Greater East Texas, Louisiana

Hometown: Henderson, TX
Favorite Local Business: Stagecoach Coffee
Hobbies: I enjoy playing volleyball, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Fun Fact:  I love spaghetti!
Favorite Verse: Ephesians 1:4
My advice to students: Do not rush it. Enjoy each semester and what it has to offer!

Harleigh Parrish
Harleigh Parrish
Freshman Admissions Counselor

hparrish@etbu.edu  |  Office: 903.923.2015
Mobile: 903.503.3208

Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication, East Texas Baptist University
Master of Business Administration, East Texas Baptist University 
Territory: Houston
Hometown: Huntington, TX 
Favorite Local Business:  Joe Pine
Hobbies: I love to travel, sing, read, go to plays, and spend time with family and friends!
Fun Fact:  I was the first (and only) captain of the ETBU Women's Rugby Team. 
Favorite Verse: 1 Peter 2:9
My advice to students: You are here for a specific purpose. Chase after God's dreams for your life with passion and be intentional with the time you spend here on the Hill! 

rreyes
Rolando Reyes
Freshman Admissions Counselor

rreyes@etbu.edu | Office: 903.923.2019 
Mobile: 903.503.2020

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry/Religion, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Central Texas, All Other States excluding Louisiana
Hometown: Hallsville, TX
Favorite Local Business: Cajun Tex
Hobbies: I love playing soccer, playing rocket league, spending time with family and friends, running, and camping. 
Fun Fact: There was a time in my life that I did not know how to speak English. 
Favorite Verse: Deuteronomy 4:29
My advice to students: Stepping into the unknown can be scary but once you are there, learn to trust God. Secondly, don't wait to do assignments the night before they are due!

Michael Sanders
Michael Sanders
Freshman Admissions Counselor

michaels@etbu.edu  |  Office: 903.923.2006
Mobile: 903.407.8157

Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, East Texas Baptist University
Master of Arts in Strategic Communication, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Dallas
Hometown: Forney, TX
Favorite Local Business:  Joe Pine
Hobbies: I love cooking, playing/watching EVERY sport, spending time with friends, family, and my dog, and the great outdoors!
Fun Fact:  I was the first ETBU decathlete. 
Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:13
My advice to students: Get involved, make the most out of your college years, meet people and step out of your comfort zone! God has called you here for a reason, be intentional in finding that. Enjoy your time here on the Hill, it goes so fast!