Nikhil Raman
Class of 2018

Mechanical engineer by day, Pokemon master by night.

Hometown: Plainsboro, NJ
Favorite Artists: John Mayer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Coldplay, Pink Floyd
Favorite PM Songs: Distant Places, Aicha, Heartless / Kabhi Kabhi, Dreaming With a Broken Heart / Pehli Nazaar Mein
Dream: I wanna be the very best…
Favorite YouTube Video: Paradise – Coldplay


Vishnu Rachakonda
Class of 2018

Just another slumdog trying to be a millionaire…

Hometown: Greenbelt, MD
Favorite Artists: AR Rahman, Kanye West, 50 Cent, Devi Sri Prasad
Favorite PM Songs: Woh Lamhe, Ramta Jogi, Aicha, Down / Desi Girl
Dream: To be a thought leader in my career field.
Favorite YouTube Video: Dave Chappelle – For What It’s Worth


Wrik Sinha
Class of 2018

That's right - "Rick" with a "W" ... It's a long story.

Hometown: Beaverton, OR
Favorite Artists: Maroon 5, One Republic, Hellogoodbye, Jason Derulo
Favorite PM Songs: Main Tanha, Yun Hi Chala Chal, Aadat / Apologize, Remedy / Khabar Nahin
Dream: To meet Emma Watson.
Favorite YouTube Video: Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!


Yamir Tainwala
Class of 2018

Yamir applied to Penn after he found out the deadline was extended by 6 days…

Hometown: Kolkata, India
Favorite Artists: 30 Seconds To Mars, Ed Sheeran, Incubus, Switchfoot, Kings Of Leon, Hans Zimmer, Sam Smith
Favorite PM Songs: Fix You / Ishq Bina, What Goes Around...Comes Around, Distant Places
Dream: To marry Jennifer Lawrence.
Favorite YouTube Video: City of Angels – 30 Seconds to Mars


Atman Panigrahi
Class of 2019

The hero Masala deserves but not the one it needs right now.

Hometown: Columbia, MD
Favorite Artists: Two Door Cinema Club, Walk The Moon, One Republic, The Killers
Favorite PM Songs: Aadat / Apologize, What Goes Around...Comes Around, Fix You / Ishq Bina
Dream: To pass on an improved world to future generations.
Favorite YouTube VideoKetchupbot + 20th Century Fox Theme on a Flute


Sanjit Chakravarty
Class of 2019

He took the saying “break a leg” a little too literally. 

Hometown: Dubai, UAE
Favorite Artists: Coldplay, Bon Iver, Kygo, The Weeknd
Favorite PM Songs: Yun Hi Chala Chal, If I Lose Myself / Sau Aasmaan,  Remedy / Khabar Nahin
Dream: Making it big by making a difference.
Favorite YouTube Video: A Great Big World's Important Message for Adults


Ajay Vasisht
Class of 2020

Looking for the right way to do the wrong things.

Hometown: Franklin Park, NJ
Favorite Artists: Drake, John Mayer, J. Cole, Sonu Nigam, A.R. Rahman
Favorite PM Songs: Rain Bhari Kaari, Distant Places, Heartless / Kabhi Kabhi, Because of You / Tuhi Mere Shab Hai
Dream: To make every day count.
Favorite YouTube Video: Nike X Casey Neistat: Make it Count


Anvit Reddy
Class of 2020

Big biceps, bigger heart.

Hometown: Dallas, TX
Favorite Artists: The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber, Kendrick Lamar, Arijit Singh
Favorite PM Songs: Is Pal Mein, If I Lose Myself / Sau Aasmaan, Used to Love You / Kangna, Down / Desi Girl
Dream: To make strides in the healthcare industry.
Favorite YouTube Video: Gotta love Kyrie and Lebron