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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  |  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
Transfer Admissions Counselor  |  Office: 903.923.2007 
Mobile: 903.407.2351 

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

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!

Rolando Reyes
Freshman Admissions Counselor | Office: 903.923.2019 
Mobile: 903.503.2020

Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry/Religion, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Greater Texas
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  |  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 and Fort Worth
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!

Alayna Scull
Alayna Scull
Freshman Admissions Counselor  |  Office: 903.923.2015
Mobile: 903.503.3208

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, East Texas Baptist University
Territory: Southeast Texas 
Hometown:  Tenaha, TX
Favorite Local Business:  Joe Pine
Hobbies: I love leading worship, hunting, skiing, and hanging out with friends.
Fun Fact:  I'm the only left-handed person in my family. 
Favorite Verse: Colossians 1:17
My advice to students: Make sure to get plugged into the organizations and activities provided for you! Enjoy the friends you are given. You only have a short time here on the Hill so make every moment count. 

Victor Vera
Victor Vera
Freshman Admissions Counselor  |  Office: 903.923.2009 
Mobile: 903.578.1091

Bachelor of Science in University Studies, East Texas Baptist University 
Territory: Out of State
Hometown: Whitehouse, TX   
Favorite Local Business: Tacos Reyes
Hobbies: Spending time with family, watching/playing sports, and being outdoors
Fun Fact: I am half Mexican
Favorite Verse: Proverbs 16:3
My advice to students: Get involved and enjoy your time here!