Meet the Class of 2016

37 members representing 35 groups

Kelechi Okereke

Friar Name: Friar K.O.
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Major: Health and Societies, concentration in Healthcare Markets and Finance

Activities & Honors:

  • Director – Social Planning Events Committee to Represent Undergraduate Minorities
  • Resident Advisor – Harnwell College House
  • Marketing and Media Relations Chair – Minority Association of Pre-Health Students
  • Community Service Chair – Gates Millennium Scholars at Penn
  • Social Chair – Onyx Senior Society
  • Mentor – Penn QuestBridge Scholars Network
  • Member – Black Men United & PennCORP
  • Domestic Advisor – Peers Helping Incoming New Students (PHINS)
  • Volunteer/Student Teacher – West Philadelphia High School
  • Recipient – Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) Youth Leadership Award

Favorite Book: Not sure, I should probably read more
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight or Inception
Favorite Food: Kpof Kpof, Jollof rice
Favorite Quote: “Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” -James Baldwin

Plans After Penn: Having my hands in a lot of pots without getting burnt, or burnt out rather.