Joan Crooks Buchanan

“Stanford reminds me of home–the greens, the hills, the mountains. I feel relaxed here.”

Joan Crooks Buchanan

Works in The Cafe at the Alumni Center. People tell her all the time that she’s, “The best barista on campus.” In fact, one Stanford mom told her that she was the main reason she encouraged her daughter to come to Stanford!

Hails from: St. Ann, Jamaica. Lives in Union City.

Years at Stanford: 15

Photographed in front of The Cafe, October 19, 2015.