Jared Shenson
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Greenbrae, Calif.
High School: Redwood High School
Position: Crew

2008-2009: Competed for the Bulldogs in seven events.

Before Yale: Two-time National Pacemaker Finalist for High School Newspapers…Many design and photo-journalism awards, including Honorable Mention for Design of the Year from the National Scholastic Press Association…Bank of America Achievement Award…First Place Math & Science and First Place 11th Grade Math, Bay Area Science Fair…First Place, 10th Grade Computer & Engineering, Bay Area Science Fair…Creator of GCal, 130k+ downloads in two years after May 2006 release.

Residential College: Silliman

Major: Biology

Activities at Yale: Yale Daily News, Production & Design Editor and Staff Photographer; ReadySetLaunch, Director of Public Relations and Board Member.

Favorite Food: Chocolate

Hobbies: Photography, graphic design, sailing, gourmet cooking

Favorite thing about Yale: “The incredible group of people who you have the opportunity to interact with at all levels of your college experience.”

Favorite thing about sailing for Yale: “Easily the best thing about sailing for Yale is that four days a week I get to go out on the water and de-stress from the busy days on campus while simultaneously competing with one of the top teams in the nation.”