Student Highlight: Jonathan Figueroa

November 7, 2022

Jonathan is a familiar face to many in the PEER&WISE family!  Jonathan is a mechanical engineering graduate student who also completed his undergrad at Clemson.  Jonathan chose Clemson due to its high-ranking engineering program and his involvement with Clemson’s Emerging Scholars program in high school.  His older sister also attended Clemson before him and greatly influenced his life.  Mr.  Figueroa plans to pursue a career in the Automotive Industry as a design engineer and hopes to one day move to Austin, Texas.  During his undergraduate years, Jonathan was a student assistant in PEER&WISE, working the front desk in the office and annex.  Since beginning graduate school, he has worked for the Mechanical Engineering Department as a graduate assistant grader.  He has also been a TA for the PEER&WISE program and worked as a tutor and graduate assistant.  Jonathan enjoys being involved and helping shape our future engineers and has been involved with many aspects of many organizations.  He has served as a CONNECTIONS mentor, was a found executive board member for Brother2Brother (PR Co-Chair), and is a member of Order of Omega, which is a Fraternity and Sorority Life Honor Society.  He is also a member of the W.E.B DuBois Honor Society, a Peer Dialogue Facilitator for Clemson University Dialogues, Vice Basileus and Assistant Keeper of Finance for the Chi Zeta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc., National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Secretary and Vice President at Clemson University and has been sponsored to attend Cambiando Vidas service trip in the Dominican Republic by Clemson FSL.  He has also been on both the President’s List and Dean’s List for multiple semesters.

We appreciate you and are so proud of you, Jonathan