University of Pennsylvania
BackgroundInterview Date:May 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial but I appear as Black
Graduation Year: 2021
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
High School Experience: Private high school in Los Angeles, CA with a graduating class of about 80 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First-Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior (BBB), which is essentially neuroscience
Extracurricular Activities: I am part of the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project (WPTP) where once a week you go to the same school every week and tutor a kid in writing or sometimes math. I’m in a fraternity. I also love playing basketball and play regularly.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
The West Philadelphia Tutoring Project let me see what normal schools look like in Philadelphia which has given me context to the culture of the city. It has been very interesting.