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Erika Yamasaki

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Erika Yamasaki

Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management & Undergraduate Recruitment

Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam

About Erika


Oita, Japan (although all my K-12 years were spent in the Los Angeles Unified School District)

Alma mater
Boston University (undergrad)
UCLA (grad)

Undergraduate major/minor

Favorite thing to do or place in Los Angeles
Watching the home team win at Dodgers Stadium with a trip to Wanderlust Creamery afterwards

Favorite spot on campus
William H. Hannon Plaza (the view is spectacular, especially at sunset)

Best college memory
Anything related to my first “real” winter, especially the first snowfall

Favorite thing about MSMU
Our students. Their resilience, passion, successes, and stories inspire me.

Advice for an incoming student
Don’t be afraid to ask questions. That’s how you will learn, grow and find your voice.