Meet the Class of 2017

26 members representing 25 groups

Chaz Smith

Friar Name: Friar Sundance
Hometown: Essex County, NJ
Major: Cinema Studies

Activities & Honors:

  • Executive Board Member – God’s Property
  • Presenter – MARS (Men Against Rape and Sexual Assault) and PAVE (Penn Anti-Violence Educators) 
  • Member – SPEC Film
  • Fellow – Sundance Film Institute Ignite Program
  • Host – MTVU
  • Former Vine Content Creator – The Huffington Post
  • Talk Show Host – Music Choice 2015 and 2016

Favorite Book: Still searching for it…
Favorite Movie: Haven’t seen enough yet…
Favorite Foods: Almost anything with rice and french fries
Favorite Quote: “Every day is a treasure… Treasure every day, no matter what… Because once it’s gone, you can’t get it back.”
~Said by my grandmother after outliving her 3rd husband

Plans After Penn: To become a greater filmmaker than I could ever imagine.