Meet the Class of 2016

37 members representing 35 groups

Sam Mattis

Friar Name: Friar I’ll Think of Something Clever and Come Back to You
Hometown: East Brunswick, NJ
Major: Operations, Information, and Decisions (OID) & Finance

Activities & Honors:

  • 2-Year Captain – Varsity Track and Field
  • National Champion in the Discus
  • National Scholar Athlete of the Year
  • 2-Time All-American
  • 3-Time Ivy League Champion
  • 3-Time USTFCCCA All-Academic
  • Member – SAAC
  • Peter K. Riley Award Recipient for Outstanding Freshman Male Athlete
  • Coordinator, Volunteer – Buddy Ball (mentoring disabled children)

Favorite Book: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson
Favorite Movie: Coherence
Favorite Food: Chicken Cordon Bleu
Favorite Quote: “I am so clever that sometimes I don’t understand a single word of what I am saying.” -Oscar Wilde

Plans After Penn: Continue to throw the discus for a few years before going back into finance.