Quick Facts: 

Name: Yan Xin Tan

Graduation Year: 2016

Sport: Squash

Position: 1 or 2 on the team

  1. What does the experience of being a Penn student-athlete mean to you?

Being a Penn student-athlete has been an amazing opportunity for me to challenge myself and to grow as a person.

  1. Hometown?

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  1. High school?

Catholic High School, Malaysia

  1. College and Major?

College of Arts and Sciences, Majoring in Psychology and Minoring in Economic Policy

  1. Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?

Winning the Ivy League Championship Title.

  1. Favorite Class to date?

Judgment and Decisions with Professor Edward Royzman.

  1. What does life after Penn look like (i.e.- ideal job, where you live, what will make you happy)?

My ideal job would be to work with a non-profit organization and to live in the US, preferably somewhere warm like California.

  1. Ultimate career goal?

Help as many people who are faced with life challenges and to live a peaceful life with my family.

  1. Favorite place to eat on campus?

Sang Kee at the Sheraton Hotel

  1. Favorite place to eat off campus?

Marathon Grill on 16th and Chestnut

  1. Favorite Penn sporting event to attend (other than your own sport)?


  1. iPhone or Android?


  1. What’s currently on your iPod?

Want to want me by Jason Derulo

  1. What’s on your DVR?


  1. What’s the one place in Philly you take all those who visit you?

Reading Terminal