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A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Luke Jekkals '20

A Virtual Cup of Coffee with Luke Jekkals '20

You can only have one: Rose’s caramel corn, an ice cream cone from Jersey Junction, or a Yesterdog. Which do you choose?
Yesterdog.

What are your plans after graduation?
I will be attending Pepperdine University to study Business Administration.

What have you learned in East that will enable you to be successful?
East has taught me to hold myself to a high standard and take pride in everything that I do.

What were you like in school?
I changed day to day depending on how much sleep I got.

Did you have a favorite teacher or class?
My favorite class was Latin because of all the fun times with Mr. Albaugh.

If you had to choose one moment in one location to serve as the signature moment of your East school experience, what would it be?
My signature moment would be a Friday night at memorial in the student section.

What do you know now that you wish you’d known when you were younger?
I wish I knew how insignificant small events really become in the scheme of things.

Who from East do you think you’ll stay in touch with in the future?
My friends and teammates.

What advice do you have for young East kids?
Embrace every opportunity that is presented to you.

Bonus question: What are you glad we didn’t ask you about?
Translating Virgil.

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