SVO Vice President of Camaraderie
Montoya Gunn originally from Chicago IL, is currently a senior attending San Diego State University(SDSU). Presently working on a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology. After obtaining his degree he will continuing to further his education in getting teaching credentials to educate today’s youth in health and physical fitness. His goal in this field is to fight childhood obesity especially in today’s world where technology is more abundant in our society. Before attending SDSU. He completed two semesters at Southwestern University just to get a head start. Montoya currently has two associates in Liberal Arts from East Mississippi Community College and Laboratory Science from George Washington University. While attending school, Montoya is interning at Bellmount middle school coaching 8th grade basketball.
Montoya Gunn served 20 years in the world finest United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsmen. During his tenure, he received various awards and citations including a Navy Commendation of Valor for his heroic events in Afghanistan during OIF/OEF February 2011. Montoya started his career in Great Lakes IL where he attended boot camp and Hospital Corpsmen A school. Other duty stations included 1st Field Service Support Group, two different tours at Naval Training Center Balboa for training in Laboratory Science and Independent Duty Corpsmen and furtherly served with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 where he completed two Individual Augmented tours to Iraq and Afghanistan and one to the Horn of Africa.
This year as Vice President of Camaraderie for SDSU Student Veteran Organization (SVO), Montoya tends to focus on three main points, community outreach, veteran morale and aid in transition of students from military to student routines. His goal is for when people think or when hear about the SVO has made difference in the community, while making a difference in the lives of our individual members.