Randy Flores graduated from UCLA in 2018 with a B.S. in Geology. He is working on a collaborative research project to develop a clumped isotope calibration for foraminifera on new instrumentation based at UCLA. Randy transferred to UCLA in 2016 from Pasadena City College. In addition to climate research, he is passionate about anything related to fossils and ancient life, as well as making music and collecting all forms of Star Wars memorabilia.