Joseph Ekpenyong

Nigeria | Mathematics Department

Joseph spent his time at Bates College, Maine, USA, participating in every intramural football league and he completed a major in mathematics with a cum laude distinction and a minor in French.

While at Bates, Joseph served as a junior advisor for first-year students and worked two consecutive years as a teaching assistant for the math department’s initiation course (aka Math Camp). More recently, he taught Algebra 2 and statistics and served as an assistant coach for a soccer and a volleyball team at Choate Rosemary Hall School, boarding prep school in Connecticut, USA.

Joseph is a teaching fellow in the mathematics department and hopes to use his experiences in life to help guide the aspirations of future leaders in Africa.