Meet the Class of 2023

Emilia Onuonga

Hometown: Middletown, DE
Major: Philosophy, Politics, & Economics

Activities & Honors:

  • President – Penn Democrats
  • Executive Editor – The Penn Undergraduate Law Journal
  • Civic Scholar – The Civic House
  • Black Wharton Consulting Center for Ethics Rule of Law Intern
  • Opinions Columnist – The Daily Pennsylvanian
  • Writer – The Penn Political Review
  • Dean’s List all available years

Hobbies: Running, reading, and cooking!
Favorite Books:
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates; Justice: What’s The Right Thing to Do? by Michael J. Sandel; Verity by Colleen Hoover
Favorite Food: Chapati- kenyan dish
Favorite Quote:
“Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship.”  ~ Denzel Washington

Plans After Penn: I’ll be working in finance in NYC then law school