Residency: New York, United States
School: Stuyvesant High School
Intended major: Political Science
Age during program: 11th grade
Political science, journalism, and history are three interdisciplinary disciplines that Jeffrey is passionate in. He participated in the Georgetown St Dept Program as a US Youth Ambassador to Belize, the Manhattan Borough Presidents Office in summer 2019, and Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a lobbyist for a Jewish political organization.
★ University of Chicago
What challenges did he face?
- Jeffrey is fascinated by a wide range of subjects. He has learned, however, to narrow and delve further into his topic of interest in order to compose a research paper.
- Jeffrey struggled to identify relevant sources and information on his own at times, and he still has to improve on this.
The mentor teaches Urban Health and Criminal Justice at the University of Pennsylvania as a lecturer in Urban Studies and Sociology.
How did our program help him?
- Jeffrey gained a better comprehension of his chosen topic and, with the mentor’s help, wrote a superb research paper.
- Evidenced in his final evaluation paper, Jeffrey is a student with many positive traits and the mentor would be happy to write a reference letter for his university application.