BackgroundInterview Date:April 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: Public school in Brooklyn, New York with a graduating class of about 120 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Political Studies
Extracurricular Activities: I started a financial literacy program at Bard, and I’m part of the Nicaragua Education Initiative, where we help make scholarships for people in Nicaragua. I’m also a writing tutor, and I’m in a mentoring program for young men of color called Brothers at Bard.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
The financial literacy program because I started it from the ground up, which taught me leadership skills and how to work with Bard.