Fellow:Chisom Okafor

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Chisom Okafor is an undergraduate studying mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Hewas born and raised in Nigeria where he has lived all his life. Chisom came to the United states in the fall of 2015 to pursue a college degree. It was in college that he was introduced to the University innovation Fellow program where he's currently undergoing training to become a University Innovation Fellow. Chisom's is involved in a number of clubs and activities in school. A few are: Black Students Union (where he's the secretary), Club Soccer, Society of Automotive Engineers. A few of his interests include: cars, sports (soccer, basketball etc.), traveling, and music instruments. But most importantly he loves meeting new people from various backgrounds and learning from them (their experiences and wisdom). One of his favorite quotes " Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty but anyone who keeps learning stays young; the greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young" Henry Ford


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