Residency: Georgia, US
School: Brunswick High School
Intended major: Sociology
Age during program: 11th grade
Theo is one of a kind who is dedicated to lending others a helping hand, and his overall desire to better himself and the lives of others is admirable. He has done voluntary work and used his experiences to include in his project.
★ Stanford University
★ Yale University
★ Princeton University
What challenges did he face?
- Theo struggles with critical thinking when it comes to how powerful interests/groups sustain the status quo.
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?
- Theo learned to delve further into specific facets of the situation. Many people had a superficial understanding of poverty, but the causes of poverty are caused by other things that can be better understood with a deeper examination.
- The mentor agreed to provide a reference letter for his college application because of his dedication and hard work in the program.