Meet the Class of 2018

36 members representing and a voice for more than 35 different Penn groups

Jackson Burke

Friar Name: Friar You Don’t Know Jack!
Hometown: Denver, CO
Major: History

Activities & Honors:

  • President – The Wharton Alliance
  • Vice Chair for Nominations – Nominations & Elections Committee (NEC)
  • Member – Big Brothers, Big Sisters
  • Research Assistant – Business Economics and Public Policy Department
  • Mentor – Transfer Student Organization
  • Carriage Senior Society
  • Dean’s List

Hobbies: Golfing, dancing, running, reading modernist literature, and trying pseudoscientific health trends
Favorite Book(s): Ulysses by James Joyce, East of Eden by John Steinbeck and Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Favorite Movie: American Beauty
Favorite Food: Green chili
Favorite Quotes: “Memory believes before knowing remembers.” ~ William Faulkner
“As well him as another.” ~ Molly Bloom and
“But she did look back, and I love her for that.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Plans After Penn: I will be moving to Manhattan to work in financial services