College Program Alumni Spotlight: Jaonni Riley, College & International Programs Recruitment Coordinator

Jaonni Riley with Minnie and Mickey Mouse

Meet Jaonni, a coordinator supporting Disney College and International Programs Recruitment. A California native, Jaonni’s Disney journey began on a Disney College Program at the Disneyland® Resort in 2020 and later continued with an additional College Program at Walt Disney World® Resort. After her second College Program, Jaonni went on to do a Disney Internship…

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#BeyondDisney: College Program alumni brings magic to the classroom

If Krissy, Disney College Program alumni and current fifth-grade teacher in Colorado, had to compare her teaching style to a Disney character, it would be her favorite, Judy Hopps. Just like Judy, Krissy is optimistic, determined and promotes equality in every way she can. Not to mention that she brings a little Disney magic to…

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Bringing Disney Programs history to life with new Alumni wall!

Anyone who has worked in our parks and resorts, especially our merchandise cast members, know that souvenirs and keepsakes aren’t just items we take home with us but tangible memories that serve as reminders of special times and bring to life stories of magical moments. With this in mind, early last year the Disney Alumni…

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