JR Gomez serves as the Washington State University admission counselor for the Columbia Basin area. JR is based in Tri-Cities, Washington and has been an admission counselor at WSU for the past five years. Prior to taking the position in the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, JR worked with the GEAR UP program at WSU Tri-Cities.JR Gomez

JR’s work in Admissions has been driven by his passion to help students and their families make college a reality. Reflecting back on the challenges and struggles he had in navigating the college process, he strives to ensure students have the support and guidance they need. JR looks forward to working with your students and building great connections with our collegiate partners.

JR encourages you and your students to reach out and ask questions. JR can be contacted via email at: ggomez@wsu.edu and via phone at: 509-551-1295.

All WSU Admission Counselors are available to attend college fairs, scholarship nights, personal statement/essay workshops, admission presentations, personal visits to high schools, and more. To find which WSU representative serves your school, please visit the Find Your Rep website.