Introducing Ghana Scholars Associate Patrick Kelly
I am here as the organization's first Ghana Scholars Program Associate, a newly created role primarily designed to mentor and support our student-tutors both current and former. Additionally I will be helping out with our Expo Tutoring Center, or the college advising side of the organization. In a way, you can think of me as an African Guidance Councilor.
Previously, I attended and graduated from NYU with a degree in politics and a focus on international politics and human rights. In the time after school, I was waiting tables, volunteering with an NGO called SustainUS and taking some time to go backpacking.
Now that the formalities are out of the way, here are some fun facts about me!
- I can quote almost every episode of Arrested Development and Archer
- I am essentially a human atlas (this comes in handy when watching Jeopardy!)
- I was once on a stranded boat for over 24 hours
- I've been a huge New England Patriots fan since the pre-Brady era
- Teddy Roosevelt is my source of inspiration