Meet the Class of 2019


Sam Philippi

Hometown: Trabuco Canyon, CA
Major: PPE with a concentration in Choice and Behavior

Activities & Honors:

  • Captain – Varsity Football,
  • Donor – Be The Match
  • Founding member – Quaker Finance Group

Hobbies: Fishing, Digital Photography, Surfing, Outdoor activities
Favorite Books: Mind Gym: An Athletes Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack, Make Your Bed by William H. McRaven
Favorite Movies: Nacho Libre, Friday Night Lights, Remember the Titans and Into The Wild
Favorite Food: Chile rellenos and pretty much all mexican food
Favorite Quotes: “Uncommon amongst uncommon people.” ~ David Goggins and “Moderation is for cowards.” ~ Cameron Hanes

Plans After Penn: I hope to keep playing football after Penn (probably playing abroad.) Then eventually attend law and business school to obtain a MBA/JD dual degree.