Student Spotlight: Jonathan Figueroa

April 25, 2022

Jonathan Figueroa is a second-year master’s student from Estill, SC. He graduated from Clemson back in May 2020 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Jonathan has been involved with PEER&WISE since his days back as an undergrad, working as a tutor as well as a resource and mentor for other students in Mechanical Engineering. Since enrolling as a graduate student he has taken the role of Teacher Assistant and Graduate Assistant within PEER&WISE, while also mentoring and encouraging the next group of engineers. His goals after graduation are to work as a Machining/Design Engineer in the Automotive industry, pursue a Ph.D. and eventually take his talents to Austin, TX
“My advice to students, in any major, is that there is no shame in asking for help! I learned that the hard way, by having to retake multiple classes throughout undergrad. Do not let your pride get in the way of seeking the help you need!”