Name: Alek Torgersen
Graduation Year: 2017
- What does the experience of being a Penn student-athlete mean to you?
Being a Penn student athlete is an honor. Not only do I get to go to an exceptional school and push myself academically, I also get to represent Penn, the current students, and all the alumni on the field.
Huntington Beach, California
- High school?
Edison High School
- College and Major?
School of Arts and Sciences, majoring in PPE
- Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?
My favorite Penn Sports moment is the four-overtime win over Dartmouth my freshmen year.
- Favorite Class to date?
Introduction to Ethics
- What does life after Penn look like (i.e.- ideal job, where you live, what will make you happy)?
After Penn, I want to move back to California to start my career. Being by my family will make me happy and nothing beats a beautiful day in Southern California.
- Ultimate career goal?
My ultimate career goal is to do something I love and have a passion for.
- Favorite place to eat on campus?
My favorite off campus place to eat is Houston Hall.
- Favorite place to eat off campus?
My favorite place to eat off campus is Honest Toms. They have the best Mexican food in Philly.
- Favorite Penn sporting event to attend (other than your own sport)?
- iPhone or Android?
- What’s currently on your iPod?
Mostly alternative rock, the Dirty Heads, Sublime, and some Taylor Swift.
- What’s on your DVR?
- What’s the one place in Philly you take all those who visit you?
I take them to Reading Terminal Market to eat.