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Ebenezer Gyasi L’19

Ebenezer’s experiences working with students and families in underserved and often marginalized communities provided him renewed and concrete purpose about the importance of serving others, particularly the most vulnerable. He is a native of Newark, NJ and a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Williams College, where he majored in History and Philosophy while participating as a member of the Varsity football team. Before law school, Ebenezer spent three years as a public school teacher in Baton Rouge, LA and Chicago, IL. 

At Penn Law, he has been involved in and served on the boards of several groups and organizations including Council of Student Representatives, Christian Legal, American Constitution Society, and the Federalist Society. He has continued working with students through his volunteer efforts teaching Constitutional law to seniors at Overbrook High School. During his 2L summer, Ebenezer worked at Kirkland & Ellis in their New York office as an associate. Upon graduation, he will report to Officer Development school to be officially commissioned as a lawyer and an officer in the United States Navy.