Meet the Class of 2018

36 members representing and a voice for more than 35 different Penn groups

Austin Borja

Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Biological Basis of Behavior,
Minors in Chemistry and Health Care Management

Activities & Honors:

  • President – Social Planning & Events Committee (SPEC)
  • Lead EMT, Athletics Coordinator – Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)
  • Research Assistant, Honors Thesis Student – Kayser Lab, Penn Medicine
  • Recruitment Chair – Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
  • Pre-orientation Leader – PENNacle
  • Executive Board – Skimmerfest
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • Nu Rho Psi, Honor Society in Neuroscience
  • 3-Year Dean’s List

Hobbies: Weightlifting, swimming, meeting famous people, long walks on the beach, and excessive caffeine consumption!
Favorite Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Favorite Movie(s): Oldboy (the South Korean version), Silence of the Lambs, Back to the Future
Favorite Food: Sushi, Ben & Jerry’s “Coffee, Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz!” ice cream
Favorite Quote: “Come on! Stop trying to hit me, and hit me!” ~ Morpheus, The Matrix

Plans After Penn: Med School!