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Name: CJ P.

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Anticipated Majors: Materials Science and Engineering

How did you discover Hopkins and why did you decide to apply Early Decision? I was researching colleges that would be good fits for me and I happened upon Hopkins. After some more research, I saw how amazing of a place it is and I realized that it’s where I wanted to be.

Who is the most influential person in your life and why? My dad, he has always encouraged me and helped me along through life. He’s always pushed me to be the best me I can be, and without him I wouldn’t be where I am today.

What crazy invention would you love to design? Something small and lightweight that would be implanted into a paralyzed persons body to enable them to be able to feel and gain movement again

What are you most excited for about college and/or coming to Hopkins? I’m excited about the incredible research opportunities I’ll get and being part of the Hopkins family.

What is the accomplishment you’re most proud of? (big or small!) Being able to play football for Johns Hopkins.