Yukina Masuda

Executive Secretary


Year - 2nd

Major - Sociology

Hometown - Born in Yamanashi, Japan but raised (mostly) in San Jose, CA

Obsessions - Target, macarons, coffee ice cream from Trader Joe's, Snapchat, collecting stationary, my planner & color coding everything, getting the perfect picture, my roommates, GOT7, BTS, EXO, NU'EST, Wanna One, Seventeen, Arashi, Sandaime J Soul Brothers, Perfume, Ariana Grande, Maroon 5

Talents - Hyping myself up and recommending kpop songs based on 2-3 songs that you like

Pet Peeves - When people don't put things back in the same place, when people start to say something but say "nevermind", when people complain but say "oh but I don't mind THAT much", when people judge others based on someone else's opinion, when it takes forever for my food to arrive when I'm eating out

Ethnicity - Japanese

Life Quote - "Laughter is brightest in the place where food is"

Favorite Boba Flavor - Honey milk tea boba, peach milk tea boba, wintermelon milk foam boba

Favorite APSA Memory - e^3 retreat and eboard retreat because I know there are people who believe in me, even if I can't believe in myself at times :)

What are your favorite songs that mean something to you?

  • "If I'm Still Not Home" by Ace Enders
  • "For the First Time" by The Script
  • "Alone (it's not so bad)" by I Am Not Lefthanded
  • "I Smile" by Day6
  • "An American Elegy" by Frank Ticheli ^Let me know if you listen to any of these! I might tell you why it has a special place in my heart :)