Quick Facts: 

Name: Amanda Chin

Graduation Year: 2015

Sport: Golf

Position: Team Captain

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

It means having the best of both worlds! I wear the red and blue with pride knowing that I get to do what I love on the golf course AND get a great education at the same time.

  1. Hometown?

Kuching, Malaysia.

  1. High school?

Hurlstone Agricultural High School (Sydney, Australia)

  1. College and Major?

Wharton – Finance and BEPP (Business Economics and Public Policy)

  1. Favorite Penn Sports moment to date?

When we took both the team and individual title at Georgetown!

  1. Favorite Class to date?

Emerging Economies

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

As a senior, it’s a bittersweet feeling thinking about life after Penn. There’s so much I will miss, but also so much to look forward to. Ultimately, I hope to be in a big city, working for a few years before possibly going back to Graduate School.

  1. Ultimate career goal?

I want to make a difference and impact lives. I hope to eventually end up working within international development whether it be in the social entrepreneurship scene or in policy.

  1. Favorite place to eat on campus?

Han Dynasty! And all the food trucks!

  1. Favorite place to eat off campus?

Too many choices… I’m a big foodie and Philly has such a great food scene! But Zahav, Parc and Barbuzzo would be my top picks.

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

I like them all!

  1. iPhone or Android?

Android! (Though I may be converting to an iPhone soon)

  1. What’s currently on your iPod?

I go through phases with music, so right now it’s lot of Sam Smith, Coldplay and Sara Bareilles.

  1. What’s on your DVR?

Scandal, Game of Thrones, Suits

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

Magic Gardens in South Philly, and Franklin Fountain in Old City.