Meet the Jenks Class
Class of 2015 Co-Directors
Michael Stanley, Carroll School of Management '15
Mike is a Junior in the Carroll School of Management studying Finance and Mathematics. In his free time Mike is an avid reader, listens to a lot of music, and enjoys cooking.
Class of 2015
Joseph Arquillo, Lynch School of Education ‘17
From Cleveland, OH, Joe is double majoring in Human Growth & Development and Political Science. Interested in policy and business, he hopes to pursue a career in law or in corporate consulting. Joe has been involved with Boston College’s Student Conduct Board and their Residence Hall Association (RHA). In addition, he currently runs on the Varsity Cross Country and Track Team. With an optimistic attitude, Joe believes that people should dream big, achieve the impossible, and “set the world aflame!”
Anna Ballard, Lynch School of Education '15
Anna Ballard is from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire. Anna is majoring in Applied Psychology and Human Development at Boston College. She is also minoring in English, as well as Management and Leadership. Anna loves being involved in the 4Boston program on campus and enjoys running, baking and traveling. Anna is looking forward to participating in the Jenks Program and intends to pursue law school following graduation.
Yolanda Bustillo, College of Arts & Sciences '16
Yolanda is a History major on the pre-law track. She also plans on minoring in International Studies with a concentration in International Cooperation and Conflict. She was born in Miami, FL and enjoys spending her time with her family and friends. At Boston College, Yolanda is a captain of Latin Dance Team Vida de Intensa Pasión (VIP), senior health educator of Peer Health Exchange, and a volunteer through 4Boston at the Franciscan Hospital for Children. Yolanda is excited to be involved in the Jenks Leadership Program and cannot wait to see what service projects emerge from her class.
Andres Mauricio Coral, Carroll School Of Management '16
Andres is originally from Bogota, Colombia where he attended primary school. He was later blessed with the opportunity to complete his secondary schooling at an international school in Ecuador, which inspired him to expand his academic horizon and pursue tertiary education at Boston College. Andres intends to triple concentrate in finance, operations management and general management. Beyond the classroom setting, he is challenging himself with learning French as his third language. He also promotes education and evangelization of children in poor Ecuadorian communities. His wide range of hobbies include playing soccer, long distance running and traveling around the South American continent.
Meghan Dunn, College of Arts & Sciences '15
A Westfield, NJ native Meghan is a Communications major and International Studies minor. Both inside and outside of the classroom she is passionate about social justice and serving her community. She is an active member of the 4Boston community, where she volunteers tutoring elementary aged children at a local after school program in Brighton. On campus, Meghan volunteers as a tour guide and panelist through the student admissions program. Meghan has always loved to travel, and just returned from a semester abroad in Prague. She is eager join the Jenks Leadership family and can't wait to begin her service project.
Laura Huggard, College of Arts & Sciences '15
Laura is from Auburn, MA, and is majoring in International Studies with a concentration in Ethics and International Social Justice and a minor in French. She is a proud member and officer of the Boston College Dance Ensemble, enjoys playing music with the students at the Campus School through the Creative Kids program, and has been a member of the Campus School Marathon Team for the past two years. She is very excited to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program and to begin working on her service project.
Debbie Jean-Philippe, Carroll School of Management '16
Debbie, from Waltham, MA, is concentrating on Accounting and Finance while on the Pre-Law Track. She hopes to become a corporate lawyer once she graduates law school. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family especially her nephew. Debbie has always been an advocate for being involved in community service and learning more about social injustice. In addition to the Jenks Program, she is involved in Undergraduate Government of Boston College, Residential Hall Association, and Student Admissions Program. Debbie is excited to be involved with the Jenks Program and looks forward for learning more about service leadership.
Brooks Joy, Carroll School of Management '17
Brooks grew up in Wheaton, IL and went to Wheaton North High School. He was captain of the soccer team and president of National Honor Society. Brooks is a freshman in CSOM and as of right now he is concentrating in finance with a minor in mathematics. He is working with a non-profit t-shirt company founded by a previous CSOM graduate that funds art programs at elementary and middle schools, Rightside Shirts. Brooks loves playing sports in his free time, and is very close to his family. He is not sure what he wants to do, but is looking forward to the opportunities that will arise.
James Dongkwon Kim, College of Arts & Sciences ‘15
Originally from Changwon, South Korea, James is an economics major with a minor in management and leadership. He enjoys playing sports, running, travelling, exploring new places, and spending quality time with friends and family. In addition to the Jenks Leadership Program, he works at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship as a research assistant. He is excited to be part of the Jenks Leadership Program and eagerly awaits the experiences it will bring.
Juhan Kim, Carroll School of Management '16
Juhan is from Seoul, South Korea, and recently returned to Boston College from the Korean military service. He is double concentrating in Accounting and Finance and working as an accounting analyst at the Accounting Office of Boston College. Furthermore, he works as an Intern at the accounting firm in Newton Center. His interests include swimming, snowboarding, and ping-pong. Juhan also enjoys watching musicals. Joining Jenks Leadership Program, he is really excited to meet new people and look forward to become more involved in service leadership.
Matthew Lavelle, Carroll School of Management '17
Originally from Worcester, MA, Matt is in the Carroll School of Management pursuing concentrations in finance and economics. During his time at BC, he has enjoyed traveling to Lexington, VA for an Appalachia Volunteers trip, serving as a member of the Undergraduate Government, and going to as many Red Sox games as possible. While unsure exactly which career he would like to pursue, he believes that in remaining open and motivated he will be able to foster his career ambitions. Matt is excited about the opportunity to combine leadership and community service as a member of the Jenks community and Jenks Class of 2015.
Lucas Mairo, Carroll School of Management '17
Luke is currently pursuing a double major in finance and marketing in the School of Management. Coming from a family of Eagles, he is proud to be a new member of the Boston College community. Luke enjoys a packed schedule - he serves as a freshmen representative of the Electronic State of Mind Club, teaches swim lessons on campus, and plays on BC's most fiercely competitive freshman intramural soccer team. He is grateful for the chance to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program, and cannot wait to work on his own community service project next semester.
Julia Murphy, Carroll School of Management ‘17
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Julia is planning to concentrate in finance and marketing, with a minor in math. In high school, she was captain of the soccer and lacrosse teams and Editor-in-Chief of the student literary magazine. Her interests include running, discovering new music, exploring new places, and all things food-related. At BC, she is a member of the Undergraduate Leadership Academy and BC2Boston programming. Julia has enjoyed her time in Jenks so far and is eager to start planning her service project.
Nickolaus Osinski, Carroll School of Management '16
Nickolaus is the eldest of three children from Buffalo, NY. He is planning on concentrating in accounting with a minor in both history and philosophy. Upon graduation he intends to pursue a CPA and attend law school. Nickolaus's favorite activities include sailing and skiing. He has a 50 ton Captain's License and a passion for all things sailing and yachting. During the summer months most of his time is spent working on and sailing his family's 41' sailboat, Enchanted.
Jordan Parry, Carroll School of Management '16
Jordan, originally from Fairfax Station, VA, is pursuing concentrations in accounting and information systems. She is currently on the Varsity Women’s Swim team, and is also involved with Project Swim, where she helps children with disabilities develop their skills in the water. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and traveling. After Boston College, she hopes to work abroad and continue to find new and unique experiences. Jordan is very excited to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program and grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community.
Chasen Richter, College of Arts & Sciences '17
Born in California and raised outside of Boston, Chasen moved to Hong Kong the year before high school and graduated from Hong Kong International School. He is now planning to major in International Studies, focusing in Economics, with a minor in Chinese. Chasen has had amazing travel experiences and service trips in many parts of the world, but looks forward to being able to develop relationships and serve people in the greater Boston area.
Amber Ruther, Carroll School of Management '17
Amber is from Lake George, NY. She is concentrating in Finance and minoring in Human Development, and hopes to enter into a career that combines business with social entrepreneurship and poverty reduction. She plays flute and piccolo in the Marching Band and Symphonic Band, participates in FACES, and is on the food waste committee in Enactus. She is passionate about service and volunteers in the College and Career center of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, a homeless youth shelter. She is thankful to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program and to receive the opportunity to combine leadership with service.
Sarah Silvestri, Carroll School of Management '16
Sarah is a sophomore in the Carroll School of Management studying Finance, Accounting, and Philosophy. Besides the Jenks Leadership Program, Sarah spends her time at Boston College volunteering weekly at the St. Francis House through 4Boston, serving as a mentor with The Compass Fellowship, and is a research team analyst within Smart Women Securities. She spent last summer studying at London School of Economics and looks forward to spending this summer in Connecticut working for GE Capital.
Carson Truesdell, Carroll School of Management '17
Carson is from Grand Blanc, MI. He a CSOM student concentrating in Accounting and Finance. In addition to Jenks, Carson is a member of Compass Fellowship (a social entrepreneurship club), writes for the Gavel, a member of s'Upper T Club, and is Vice President of Share Your Sport (a club aimed at fostering a closer relationship students and student athletes). Carson is passionate about running, and plans on starting a running club at Boston College. In his spare time, he enjoys watching and playing sports, exploring the city, and laughing with friends. Carson is grateful of his supportive family and friends. Boston College has been a great experience for him so far, and he plans to seize the opportunities available. Carson is honored to be in the Jenks Leadership Program and is excited to start his service project in the next semester.
Thomas Yorke, College of Arts & Sciences '16
Thomas is majoring in economics and also pursuing a minor in history. He is from Westford, Massachusetts, but spends his summers on the seacoast of Maine. He enjoys playing golf, skiing, rooting for Boston sports teams, and spending time with his family and friends. Outside of BC, he is involved with Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership. As a freshman at BC, Thomas participated in the Emerging Leader Program. He is currently involved in BC Ignition, Student Admissions Program and he works in the athletic department. He is very excited to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program and start working on the service project.
Class of 2014
Kayla Authelet, College of Arts & Sciences ‘16
Kayla is a pre-med student. In addition, she is focused on becoming fluent in Spanish and becoming more politically aware during her time at BC. Kayla is from Cumberland, RI. Her hobbies include playing tennis, swimming, running, drawing and reading. There is nothing she enjoys more than exploring Boston. Kayla is a Boston fan in every sense. She has done most of her community service in the Providence area and is searching for ways to do similar work in Boston.
Siobhan Burke, Carroll School of Management ‘16
Siobhan, from Waltham, MA, plans to concentrate in finance with a double major in history and a minor in chemistry. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, running, and baking. She is also a huge Red Sox and BC Eagles fan and loves attending the sporting events on campus! In addition to the Jenks Program, she is involved with the Student Organization Funding Committee. Siobhan is grateful for the opportunity to give back to the community and enhance her leadership skills, enabling her to be more effective in bringing about positive change.
Petty (Yi-Chen) Chen, Carroll School of Management '16
Petty is originally from Taoyuan, Taiwan and went to a small all-girls boarding school in Pittsfield, MA before coming to Boston College. She is concentrating in economics and finance with a minor in music. A product of 13 years of all-girls education, she is passionate about women empowerment and equality in the world. In the future, she hopes pursue a career that combines her passion in leadership, music, and service. She is also very excited to start her first semester in the Jenks Leadership Program.
Andrea Conroy, College of Arts & Sciences '14
Andrea is a psychology major with a minor in film studies. She is a Boston, MA native where she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and watching movies. In addition to Jenks, Andrea is also a Jumpstart core member and a proud employee of the Educational Resource Center at Boston College. After graduation, Andrea is planning a two month backpacking trip through Europe before pursuing a career in social/non-profit work or counseling. She is honored to apart of the Jenks program and is excited to begin her involvement.
Vincent Dell'Osa, Carroll School of Management '14
Vincent is from Yardley, PA. He is concentrating in finance and management and leadership. Vincent loves sports, especially basketball and tennis. He is a big fan of the Philadelphia Sixers and Phillies sports teams. Vincent also enjoys going to the beach, listening to music, and spending time with his family and friends. He is excited to meet new people and take part in service as a member of the Jenks Leadership Program.
Abby Diamond, Lynch School of Education '15
Abby is majoring in secondary education and English. She is originally from Akron, OH, and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading as much as she can, and traveling the world. At Boston College, Abby is a member of the ultimate frisbee team. She is very passionate about service and being a “woman for others” and is excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Jenks Leadership Program.
Molly Erdle, Carroll School of Management '16
Molly is enrolled in the Carroll School of Management where she hopes to study either finance or accounting. She is currently on the Varsity Women's Lacrosse team here at Boston College, and is also involved in peer ministry and volunteering around the school. Having grown up in Denver, CO, Molly is enjoying immersing herself into the lively culture of the east coast. She is very excited to make strong connections with Jenks alumni, current program members, and the community, through the Jenks Leadership Program.
Chris Foley, Carroll School of Management '16
Chris is one of six children from Fairfield, CT. He is currently interested in a concentration in finance and accounting with a potential minor in computer science. He is an avid sports fan and was hoping to play football in college, possibly walking-on his sophomore year. One day he wants to work in the financial service industry. He is looking forward to Jenks and the next few years at Boston College.
Taylor Garrison, Carroll School of Management '16
Taylor, originally from Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY, is pursing a concentration in finance and accounting with a minor in history. After attending Emma Willard, an all girl’s boarding school, Taylor has a passion for advocating for girl’s education and plans to continue to volunteer in this area. Taylor’s interests also include ballet, violin, and publishing. She is excited to begin her involvement with the Jenks Leadership Program!
Andrew Ireland, College of Arts & Sciences '14
Andrew is majoring in biology and minoring in international studies. He is from Bethesda, MD, and hopes to go into a career in environmental science and policy. His interests include reading, skiing, tennis, and music, and is also dedicated to community service, having earned his Eagle Scout Award and also participated in the Emerging Leader Program freshman year. He is excited to be a part of the Jenks program, and eager to get started with the new semester.
Catherine Kernan, Carroll School of Management '16
Originally from Orono, MN, Catherine plans to concentrate in accounting, and hopes to pursue a second concentration within the Carroll School as well as a minor in international studies. She is a devoted hockey fan, and her favorite teams are the Minnesota Wild, the Chicago Blackhawks, and, of course, the BC Eagles. In her free time, Catherine loves to play hockey and lacrosse, go to her family cabin in Iron River, Wisconsin, and spend time with her friends, parents, and five older siblings. Catherine is very excited to be involved in the Jenks Leadership Program, and looks forward to becoming more involved in service leadership.
Vinern Leow, Carroll School of Management '16
Vinern hails from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After finishing primary school there, he traveled to Melbourne, Australia to pursue his secondary education. Vinern’s search for a world class education has brought him to Boston College and he intends to concentrate in finance and economics. In addition to the Jenks Leadership Program, Vinern is a member of the Student Admissions Program, Investment Club, Multicultural Leadership Experience Program as well as the Golf Club. He enjoys watching movies, playing the saxophone, fishing and spending time with his family and friends.
Teddy Lyons, Carroll School of Management '16
Teddy is from Huntington, NY, and is double concentrating in finance and management & leadership. He loves to meet new people and values interesting conversation. He is hopeful to pursue a career in banking, where he can utilize his leadership skills. Teddy loves to be around people and spend time with family and friends, as well as play sports and be involved around campus. He is eagerly waiting for Jenks to begin, hoping to make new friends and better develop his leadership skills.
Darry Ma, College of Arts & Sciences '14
Darry is from Boston, MA and recently moved to Newton Highlands. She is majoring in biology with a pre-med concentration. Darry is currently an RA and loves her residents, staff and College Road! This past summer, she had the opportunity to volunteer in a neurology lab of Brigham and Women's hospital to research Parkinson's disease. She also loves to work with kids and is considering to apply for Teach For America after graduation. Darry is excited to begin her involvement in Jenks Leadership Program.
Rohan Rau, College of Arts & Sciences '16
Rohan is majoring in biology with a pre-medical concentration. He plans to attend medical school in order to become a gastroenterologist and follow in his father’s footsteps. He is an avid tennis player and enjoys spending quality time with friends and family. Rohan pursues a myriad of interests that include from playing the saxophone, woodworking, hiking and volunteering abroad.
Eddie Richardson, College of Arts & Sciences '16
Eddie, a member of the pre-med and honors programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, is an aspiring surgeon with plans to major in biology. Born and raised in Wellesley, MA, Eddie is a graduate of Milton Academy, in Milton, MA. He is currently involved with BC’s developing chapter of the College Diabetes Network and hopes to be involved next year with a service trip and the 4Boston Volunteer Program. Outside of the classroom and service work, he plays for the men’s lacrosse team along with a few intramural football and hockey squads; above all hobbies, he loves to surf. He looks forward to starting up with Jenks in the spring semester.
Jose Angel Rodriguez, Carroll School of Management ‘14
Originally from the Dominican Republic, Jose is currently pursuing a triple concentration in finance, economics, and information systems. He hopes to work in the financial sector once he graduates. Jose loves to travel and immerse himself in new cultures, experiencing life as a local. In addition, Jose enjoys hanging out with friends, playing golf, and watching movies. He is really excited to be part of the Jenks Leadership Program and eagerly awaits the experiences it will bring.
Nicole Sandonato, Lynch School of Education ‘14
Nicole was born and raised in Saugus, MA. She is a double major and pursuing her degree in applied psychology and human development and communication. She loves to be involved in the Boston College community and enjoys her time volunteering, planning on-campus events and cheering for the Eagles. She feels so very blessed to be a student at Boston College and now a part of the Jenks Leadership Program. She looks forward to the program and getting a chance to help others.
Mike Stanley, Carroll School of Management ‘15
Originally from Niskayuna, NY, Mike Stanley is excited to be a part of the Jenk's team. At Boston College, Mike spends his time giving tours with the Student Admissions Program, organizing volunteering opportunities through CSOM honors, and reading and playing the sax and trumpet. Mike is planning on concentrating in finance with a minor in mathematics but could honestly end up majoring in anything.
Paul Tesoriero, College of Arts & Sciences ‘15
From Long Island, NY, Paul is a biology major and history minor. He plans to attend medical school, after which he aspires to become an orthopedic surgeon. Paul has an older sister and two younger brothers. In his free time he enjoys playing on the Boston College Lacrosse team, reading and going for runs around Brighton. At Boston College, he is also a member of the Mendel Society, and a volunteer for the American Red Cross Association.
Matthew Westhoff, College of Arts & Sciences ‘15
Pursuing a double major in psychology and political science, Matt is interested in the concept of rights, conflicting ideologies, and analyzing people in an attempt to explain the choices we make. Originally from Western Springs, IL, Matt has many interests outside of being holed up on the fourth floor of O’Neill, including reading Vince Flynn or Tom Clancy novels, running down at the Reservoir, or hanging out with friends and family. While he has no set career path, Matt plans on attending law school. He is open to conversation on any topic and finds fascinating people everywhere he goes. Matt is excited to become a better leader through the Jenks Program.
Nick Wisniewski, Carroll School of Management ‘15
Nick Wisniewski, originally born in Paris, France, grew up in Chicago, IL. At Maine South High School, he was a track and field captain and All-State pole-vaulter, finishing second at the state meet his senior year. At Boston College, he is in the Carroll School of Management pursuing concentrations in finance and information systems. While unsure exactly what type of career he would like to pursue, Nick is open and optimistic towards new opportunities and his outgoing personality will only foster these ambitions. In his free time, He enjoys traveling, playing just about any sport, and video editing.