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Rudy Morelli


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I am from Oakland Ca, and currently enrolled in UCSC as a Film/Digital Media major. I am very passionate about acting, skateboarding, cars, and hanging out with my friends.


University of California-Santa Cruz

Bachelor's degree program
2022 - 2026
  • Majors:
    • Film/Video and Photographic Arts


  • Desired degree level:

    Bachelor's degree program

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  • Majors of interest:

  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Motion Pictures and Film

    • Dream career goals:



      2018 – 20224 years


      • captain of varsity 2022


      • Talking Fish LLC

        2023 – 2023
      CF Boleky Scholarship
      My best friend, Emily, and I met in college during one of our introductory philosophy classes. From the start, we bonded over our mutual confusion and shared sense of humor about the abstract concepts we were studying. Sitting next to each other on the first day, we quickly found common ground, leading to the beginning of a wonderful friendship. Our bond solidified when we formed a study group for our philosophy class. Emily and I often met in the library to review notes and discuss readings, blending serious study with lighthearted banter. One memorable moment was a late-night study session before a big exam. Exhausted and stressed, we ended up debating the ethics of borrowing pens without asking, turning a tense situation into a hilarious one. This moment highlighted how well we clicked, both intellectually and humorously. A spontaneous road trip during spring break was another defining moment. With no plan, just a car and a map, we drove to the coast, explored small towns, and talked for hours about our dreams, fears, favorite books, and music. This trip revealed Emily's adventurous spirit, kindness, and her ability to find joy in the simplest things. Despite getting lost multiple times, we didn't care; it was all about the journey and the company. Our friendship deepened as we supported each other through various challenges. Emily was there for me during a tough period with family issues, offering a listening ear, practical advice, and unwavering support. Similarly, I stood by her during a difficult breakup, helping her move out and start anew. These experiences reinforced our bond, proving we could rely on each other through thick and thin. Emily has been a constant source of support and positivity. Her belief in me has often bolstered my own self-confidence. She sees the best in people and encourages them to pursue their passions. We’ve grown together, learning from each other’s strengths and weaknesses. Emily’s resilience and optimism have inspired me to be more hopeful and proactive, while my pragmatism has helped her stay grounded. Emily brings immense joy into my life. Whether through our shared sense of humor, adventures, or deep conversations, she makes even the mundane moments special. Emily’s friendship has profoundly shaped who I am today. Built on trust, respect, and a shared history of experiences, it is a relationship I deeply cherish and look forward to nurturing for many years to come.
      Cody Cochlin Memorial Scholarship