As the Class of 2013 gears up for its first reunion in May, we wanted to catch up with a few members of The Class Board to see what they’ve been up to since graduation and how they’ve stayed connected to Penn since they left Locust Walk.

Jon Youshaei, Class President

  1. What are you doing now? 
    Product marketing at Google
  2. What was your favorite Penn memory?
    So many amazing memories, but my favorite would have to be going up in the hot air balloon for the first time at Skimmer.
  3. How are you staying involved with Penn since graduation?
    Gearing up for the first reunion — leading the Reunion Planning Committee

 

Ben Watkins, Vice-President of Internal Affairs

  1. What are you doing now? 
    I moved to New York in July and started as an Account Executive at Yelp.
  2. What was your favorite Penn memory?
    Too many to list, but my most recent favorite Penn memory is Senior Week, coming together as a class for one last hurrah, from throwing back a couple beers on Walnut Walk to throwing our caps at Commencement.
  3. How are you staying involved with Penn since graduation?
    I'm working to help plan our class's first-year reunion, as well as serving as the Vice-President of Communications on the UPAAN National Board, the University of Pennsylvania Asian Alumni Network.

 

Ada Yeung, College Class Chairs

  1. What are you doing now? 
    Enjoying 81-degree weather in Miami while working at Burger King Corporation
  2. How are you staying involved with Penn since graduation?
    I attended the yPenn Speaker Series in Miami, where David and Beth Ertel graciously hosted an intimate gathering of young Penn alumni at their beautiful home overlooking Biscayne Bay.

 

Matt Jayson, Wharton Class Chair

  1. What are you doing now? 
    I help Google launch new products from the wonderful city of San Francisco.
  2. What was your favorite Penn memory?
    Every day of NSO. Every year.
  3. How are you staying involved with Penn since graduation?
    I recruit younger Penn students to Google and return to campus as often as possible to keep up the party.

 

If you’re a member of the Class of 2013 and would like to get involved in planning your first reunion, contact Nicole Svonavec (svonavec@upenn.edu).