Meet the Class of 2019


Josh Kahn

Friar Name: Friar Rock and Roll
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major(s): Creative Writing and Consumer Psychology

Activities & Honors:

  • President, Off the Beat
  • Conference Coordinator, Undergraduate Media & Entertainment Club
  • Campus Editor-at-Large, HuffPost
  • Coach, WriteOn!
  • Member, Kinoki Senior Society
  • Three-year Dean’s List

Hobbies: Theatre, songwriting, skiing, watching stand up comedy and wearing sweatpants
Favorite Book: Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
Favorite Movie: Memento, Whiplash and The 40-Year-Old-Virgin
Favorite Food/Philosophy: Barbecue sauce makes everything taste better
Favorite Quotes: “Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.” ~ Tyrion Lannister
“Winter is coming.” ~ Pretty much everyone

Plans After Penn: Continuing to create amazing stories on stages, pages and screens