Robert Schentrup is brother to Carmen Schentrup, one of the 17 victims of the Parkland School Shooting. Ever since then, he has been working tirelessly on the issue of gun violence prevention, sitting on the Team Enough Executive Committee and helping lead a gun violence prevention chapter at his university. He is also the Founder and CEO of Zero USA, an organization he founded after the death of his sister that partners with survivors of gun violence and advocates across the country to work toward zero preventable gun deaths across the country. Robert is currently a junior at the University of Central Florida where he attends school.
Courtney Ring is 19 year old fellow at Rise and Deputy to the CEO at Zero USA, training members to write memos, communicating with legislators, and organizing survivors and volunteers to pass the Zero bill in 13 states and counting.
Kyra Parrow is a photographer and 2018 alum from Marjory Stoneman Douglas. After surviving the Parkland tragedy and the grief of losing her friends and classmates from gun violence, she turned to activism along with her art to express the importance to make substantial change in our country and our communities. Every day she works toward gun violence prevention in honor of her late friends. At Zero USA she helps organize in states and works in communications.
Cameron Marsh is a Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Central Florida. Following the tragedy in Parkland near his home he helped to organize the 35,000 person march in Orlando. Having seen the relationship between mental health and gun violence in his personal life, he wants to make sure that mental health resources are seen as a supplement rather than an alternative to common sense gun legislation.
Rayanne is from the Tampa Bay area and got involved in activism her senior year of high school following the events in Parkland. She led her high school walkout and worked to bring awareness to gun violence in America. Now, she attends the University of Central Florida and studies Political Science with a goal to use her studies to help make meaningful impact in our country. She has worked with multiple GOTV and lobby initiatives and is now part of the research team for ZeroUSA.
Aly Justice is a Criminal Justice student at the University of Central Florida. She stepped into the world of gun violence prevention after her home of South Florida was impacted by the tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School. Aly is currently working on legislative research for Zero USA, voter education, and planning GVP events.
Camryn Lawrill grew up in a small town outside the Sacramento area. Studying kinesiology at San Diego State University, she aims to become a physical therapist and enjoys spending time volunteering in the physical therapy unit of her hometown’s hospital. Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, she worked alongside other students in San Diego to organize the 40,000-person March for Our Lives event. Today, she is a co-executive director of March for Our Lives San Diego and works on research for ZeroUSA.
Peris Lopez is a high school senior in Tucson, Arizona. When she was nine, former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot in front of a grocery store five minutes from her house. Since then, she has seen the increasing prominence of gun violence in America and became inspired to act after the shooting in Parkland. She began by organizing a gun violence presentation advocacy events in her community and later traveled to Washington DC to lobby for common sense gun legislation. Peris has continued her efforts and is now a member of the ZeroUSA team.
Serena Rodrigues is a student at the University of Central Florida pursuing a degree in Business Management and a minor in Political Science. A south Florida native, Serena became an advocate for gun violence prevention laws following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. She has spent the past eight months working on the research team for Zero USA.
Raised in Greater Orlando, Damian is a research assistant at ZeroUSA, helping in collecting and analyzing data around the issue of gun violence. When he's not doing that, he serves as a senior member of his school's debate team and running his own student-focused advocacy organization.
Trevor Wild, a student at the University of Central Florida, was inspired by the activism of his former classmates at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. After organizing Orlando’s largest student-led demonstration and various GOTV campaigns, he is now part of the research and design teams behind ZeroUSA. Trevor is currently studying Public Policy and Urban Affairs and focuses on how the intersection of research, legislation, and design can help build safer communities.