Quick Facts: 

Name: Nick Demes

Graduation Year: 2017

Sport: Football

Position: Offensive Line


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

I have an opportunity to represent my school in Division 1 athletics while also earning a world-class degree and being a leader on campus.  Being a student-athlete here is much more engaging and time-consuming than the experience an average student gets, which I believe makes it more rewarding. 

2. Hometown?

Chicago, IL

3. High school?

Lyons Township High School, La Grange, IL

4. College and Major?

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences- Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics

5. Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?

Kyle Wilcox's amazing, game-winning touchdown run against Dartmouth last year

6. Favorite Class to date?

I am really enjoying my current Mechanical Engineering Design class

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

I am very interested in being a design engineer, and I want to work and live in the city somewhere

8. Ultimate career goal?

I want to end up doing something I love, with an ability to pursue some of my passions outside of work, near some of my teammates


9. Favorite place to eat on campus?

Frita's Cart outside DRL

10. Favorite place to eat off campus?

Honest Tom's or John's Roast Pork

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


12. iPhone or Android?


13. What’s currently on your iPod?

Cherub, Aer, and Flume right now, and a lot of classic rock always

14. What’s on your DVR?

I have to finish Breaking Bad (I know I'm the only one who hasn't)

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

If they're paying- Del Frisco's

If I'm paying- Honest Tom's