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Tony Mendez

  • Gender: Male
  • Major: Applied Math and Statistics
  • University: Cornell University
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh
  • State: Pennsylvania

What extracurriculars are you involved in?

Co-President of Cornell Actuarial Society; Cornell Statistics Club; Cornell Economics Society; Club Baseball

What achievements, recognition, and/or awards have you received?

On track to graduate one year early, with a double major.

Biggest hurdle you’ve overcome?

I am the first student from my high school in five years, to attend an Ivy League school.

What are your plans for the future?

Become an analyst at a major financial institution and work for a hedge fund.

How has HSF helped you?

HSF has connected me with many amazing people and organizations. Through their events, I have learned how to leverage my skills and seize every opportunity given to me. And I’ve gained self-confidence. I have also had the privilege of influencing students’ lives by being a mentor at the 2019 Youth Leadership Institute.

What HSF Events have you attended?

2020 virtual Finance Conference, 2019 Youth Leadership Institute