Meet the Class of 2019

25 members from every corner of campus

Alexandra Johnson

Friar Name: Friar Law and Order
Hometown: Washington, DC
Major: Philosophy with Minors in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies; History of Art; Law & Society

Activities & Honors:

  • 2-year President – Penn Debate Society
  • President – American Parliamentary Debate Association
  • Co-Chair – Arthur Ross Gallery Student Advisory Board
  • Research Assistant – Penn Law, Penn Program in Regulation
  • Research Assistant – Penn Philosophy Department, The Recovery Project
  • Civic Scholar
  • Member – Chi Omega
  • 6th Speaker of the Year (American Parliamentary Debate Association)
  • World University Debating Championships Double Octafinalist
  • North American University Debating Championships Semifinalist
  • National Debating Championship Quarterfinalist
  • Honoree, Undergraduate Women’s Philosophy Conference
  • Three-Year Dean’s List

Hobbies: Museums, reading and cooking exclusively recipes with fewer than five ingredients
Favorite Book: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig
Favorite Movies: Sex, lies and videotape; Pulp Fiction; Good Will Hunting; Moonrise Kingdom
Favorite Food: Mac & cheese, sushi, homemade dumplings, the Salmon Banh Mi from Chez Yasmine
Favorite Quotes: “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?” ~ George W. Bush

Plans After Penn: Law School