Meet the Class of 2021

Raven Sulaimon

Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Communications

Activities & Honors:

  • President – Women’s Athletic Association
  • Senior Leader – Penn Volleyball
  • All-Ivy Honorable Mention (2018)
  •  Diversity and Inclusion Chair – Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
  • Programming Chair – Black Student-Athletes at Penn
  • Marketing Assistant for Penn Athletics
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters

Hobbies: Trying every Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor, Watching Tiktok, Baking, Watching basketball (especially the Houston Rockets)
Favorite Books: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins,  Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Favorite Movies: Kill Bill Vol. 1, Friday, Stepbrothers
Favorite Food: Jerk Chicken
Favorite Quote: “Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” ~ Kobe Bryant

Plans After Penn: I hope to find a career doing marketing or brand strategy for a company in the entertainment, sports, or retail industry!