BackgroundInterview Date:January 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Gay
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public school in a suburb of New York City with a graduating class of about 150 students. There was a culture of going to college
First-Generation College Student: No
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Computational and Applied Mathematics
Extracurricular Activities: I’m on the non-major orchestra, Eclipse which is a rocket ship club, I tutor low-income students in the Houston area, and I play intramural soccer.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
Advising and coordinating for Orientation Week and the Diversity Council have had a pretty large impact. Diversity Council is within my own college, and there are eleven colleges on campus and we work with different administration members and also across campus by hosting cultural events and also discussions. That’s been pretty cool.