Meet the Class of 2021

Benjamin Zhao

Hometown: Northbrook, IL
Majors: Finance and Marketing

Activities & Honors:

  • Exectuive Editor – The Daily Pennsylvanian
  • Leader – PennQuest
  • Board Member – The Wharton Alliance

Hobbies: Piano, drawing, yoga, misquoting TikToks, forgetting to water my plants
Favorite Books: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkaim Three Junes by Julie Glass, The Dutch House by Ann Patchett and Less by Andrew Sean Greer
Favorite Movies: The Farewell, Brooklyn, The Devil Wears Prada
Favorite Food: Spaghetti (in any form)

Plans After Penn: I’m headed to New York to work for Barclays as an investment banker