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EP #8: Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas on Grit, Discipline and Serving Humanity

April 10, 2021 Avthar Sewrathan Season 2 Episode 4
Learn With Avthar
EP #8: Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas on Grit, Discipline and Serving Humanity
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Learn With Avthar
EP #8: Rhodes Scholar Jordan Thomas on Grit, Discipline and Serving Humanity
Apr 10, 2021 Season 2 Episode 4
Avthar Sewrathan

Learn with Avthar #8: Jordan Thomas on Grit, Discipline, Serving Humanity and degrees from Princeton, Oxford, Yale and Harvard (including the Rhodes Scholarship).

ABOUT JORDAN THOMAS

Jordan Thomas hails from Newark, New Jersey, USA. He graduated Princeton University with a degree in public and international affairs. He's a Rhodes Scholar, and earned his Masters degree from Oxford University in social intervention and policy evaluation.

He's the Chief of Staff to philanthropist Ray Chambers and will enroll at both Yale Law School and Harvard Business School for a unique JD/MBA dual degree. Jordan is motivated to do work that most directly promotes equal opportunity, social mobility, and justice for all.

TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • Jordan's journey from engineering to policy and how he found his strengths and developed self-awareness
  • Why Jordan believes waking up early is a core habit which fueled his success
  • How Jordan developed grit and resilience and wants to take David Goggins soul
  • Why focusing on helping others is Jordan's secret to his success
  • The application writing techniques that got Jordan into Princeton, Harvard, Yale and Oxford
  • Books and speeches that most impacted Jordan’s life


KEEP IN TOUCH WITH JORDAN THOMAS

Jordan’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/RealAfroScholar

Jordan’s Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/realafroscholar/?hl=en


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Show Notes

Learn with Avthar #8: Jordan Thomas on Grit, Discipline, Serving Humanity and degrees from Princeton, Oxford, Yale and Harvard (including the Rhodes Scholarship).

ABOUT JORDAN THOMAS

Jordan Thomas hails from Newark, New Jersey, USA. He graduated Princeton University with a degree in public and international affairs. He's a Rhodes Scholar, and earned his Masters degree from Oxford University in social intervention and policy evaluation.

He's the Chief of Staff to philanthropist Ray Chambers and will enroll at both Yale Law School and Harvard Business School for a unique JD/MBA dual degree. Jordan is motivated to do work that most directly promotes equal opportunity, social mobility, and justice for all.

TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • Jordan's journey from engineering to policy and how he found his strengths and developed self-awareness
  • Why Jordan believes waking up early is a core habit which fueled his success
  • How Jordan developed grit and resilience and wants to take David Goggins soul
  • Why focusing on helping others is Jordan's secret to his success
  • The application writing techniques that got Jordan into Princeton, Harvard, Yale and Oxford
  • Books and speeches that most impacted Jordan’s life


KEEP IN TOUCH WITH JORDAN THOMAS

Jordan’s Twitter - https://twitter.com/RealAfroScholar

Jordan’s Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/realafroscholar/?hl=en


CONNECT WITH AVTHAR SEWRATHAN

Learn more and stay up to date at: https://avthar.com

Avthar's Weekly Wisdom: https://avthar.substack.com

Learn with Avthar Podcast: https://avthar.buzzsprout.com

Follow Avthar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/avthars