Meet the Class of 2016

37 members representing 35 groups

Riley Darrel Steele

Friar Name: Friar Life of Riley
Hometown: Dorado, Puerto Rico (among others)
Major: Political Science, Communication and Public Service, & History

Activities & Honors:

  • Abbot – Friars Senior Society
  • Secretary-General, Ivy League Model United Nations Conference
  • Member – International Affairs Association
  • Delegate – Penn’s Model United Nations Team
  • Senior Sports Editor and Senior Staff Writer – The Daily Pennsylvania
  • Judging Coordinator – Penn Mock Trial’s Quaker Classic
  • Member – Penn Mock Trial
  • 2013 Sports Reporter of the Year – The Daily Pennsylvania
  • Adolph C. Gorr Delta Phi Alpha Prize

Favorite Book: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Favorite Movie: Saving Private Ryan
Favorite Food: Macaroni and Cheese (bonus points if it includes bacon)
Favorite Quote: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” -Aristotle
“No man is a failure who has a friend.” -Jimmy Stewart

Plans After Penn: Too early to tell, but something that culminates with my being President of the United States!