Residency: Georgia, US
School: Brunswick High School
Intended major: Sociology
Age during program: 11th grade
Theo is committed to helping others, and his overall interest in improving himself and the situation of others is impressive. He has participated in volunteering work and made a point to incorporate crucial observations into his project.
★ Stanford University
★ Yale University
★ Princeton University
What challenges did he face?
- Theo has some difficulties with critical thinking on how powerful interests/groups maintain the status quo.
A lecturer in Urban Studies and Sociology at University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches Urban Health and Criminal Justice.
How did our program help him?
- Theo learnt to analyze deeper into certain aspects. Many people understood poverty on the surface level, but the causes of poverty arise from other factors which can be better understood with a deeper analysis.
- Through his diligence and hardwork in the program, the mentor agreed to write a reference letter for his college application.