Jesse is a rising senior at USC and will be returning as a 4th-year member in the band. He is currently completing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with minors in German and Legal Studies, but he plans to attend law school after graduating. He joined the TMB in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, but he still managed to forge deep connections with his section and the rest of the band despite everything being conducted over Zoom. Now, he lives in LA full-time with some of his closest friends from college. His favorite band memories are the trips for away games because they’re always a great chance to bond with the section and have some fun with his friends while entertaining people and supporting the team. He says the best part of being in the band is that he gets to share these fun experiences and memories with his friends and his section, who have become like a second family to him.
Arianna is going to be a 3rd year member in the band and will be completing her final semester at USC this Fall.
She is currently finishing her bachelors in Middle East Studies with minors in Psychology and Legal Studies. She plans on attending graduate school to pursue a career in academia. Her research interest are Iran, sport and nationalism.
Arianna has been a lifelong musician. She played started playing piano when she was 7 years old and French Horn when she was 13. Arianna has continued to pursue her love for music with the TMB. One of her favorite memories of the TMB are planning her first pep rally for the football team. Additionally, she loves traveling with the band and having the opportunity to perform across the country. Arianna loves being a part of the mellophone section, because as a smaller section she has been able to form lifelong friendships with section mates.