Meet the Class of 2019

25 members from every corner of campus

Matt Simon

Friar Name: Friar Simon Says
Hometown: Yardley, PA
Majors: Finance and Behavioral Economics

Activities & Honors:

  • President – International Affairs Association (IAA)
  • Secretary-General – The Ivy League Model United Nations Conference (ILMUNC)
  • Teaching Assistant – Wharton 201
  • Research Assistant – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Kite and Key Society
  • Sigma Alpha Mu

Hobbies: Watching Silicon Valley, running, kayaking and playing with my dogs
Favorite Books: The Assault by Harry Mulisch, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi and Never Let Me Go by Kazoo Ishiguro
Favorite Movies: Shutter Island, Silence of the Lambs, Ratatouille
Favorite Food: Thai food and anything from Mexicali!
Favorite Quote: “People who like quotes love meaningless generalizations. Most things disappoint until you look deeper.” ~ Graham Greene

Plans After Penn: Figuring it out!