Meet the Class of 2023

Lucas Monroe

Hometown: Abington, NJ
Majors: Political science and Africana studies

Activities & Honors:

  • 2 year Captain – Men’s Basketball
  • President-SAAC
  • Fellow- Office of Social Equity and Community
  • Penn Athletics Heath and Wellness Captain


Hobbies: Reading, going on walks,  sitting outside, listening to music
Favorite Books: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom; How to Be Like Mike by  Pat Williams; Mamba Mentality by Kobe Bryant
Favorite Movies: Forrest Gump, Good Will Hunting, Rent, Spider-Man, Any Marvel, Lion King
Favorite Food: Vietnamese food and any variation of chicken and rice
Favorite Quotes: “Sometimes Bad things happen and there’s nothing you can do about it, so why worry?” ~ Simba from the Lion King and
“You are what you repeatedly do, so excellence is not a single act but a habit.”  ~ Aristotle

Plans After Penn:  To play basketball overseas