Meet the Class of 2017

26 members representing 25 groups

Leah Allen

Hometown: Woodbine, MD
Major: Health and Societies

Activities & Honors:

  • Captain- Varsity Softball
  • Holder of 4 Penn Records (All-time Home Runs, Single Season RBIs, Triples and Home Runs)
  • Ivy League and ECAC Rookie of the Year
  • 2016 Team MVP and 2014 Offensive MVP
  • All-Ivy and All-ECAC
  • Leader – Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Mentor- Big Brother Big Sister 

Hobbies: Baking, exploring Philadelphia and watching sports
Favorite Book:
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Favorite Movie(s): Silver Linings Playbook, Friday Night Lights, Napoleon Dynamite and Mean Girls
Favorite Food: Chicken Parm
Favorite Quote: “The byproduct of gratitude is joy.”

Plans After Penn: Hopefully someone hires me so I can afford to go back to school and get a Master of Public Health in a few years!