Denver Strong is a sophomore at William Jewell College just out side of Kansas City, Missouri. Denver is originally from Niagara Falls, NY as well as half of the states on the east coast. He had a very travel filled childhood. He studies Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and has a passion for research in the physical sciences and he is also interested in almost any other subject.
At William Jewell, Denver is a committed member of the cross country and track and field teams about to complete his eigth continuous year in the sports. He is also a member of the Black Student Association, Society of Physics Students, Math Club, Honor Council, College Conduct Committee, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.
Denver has always been interested in the sciences and learning since he was a child. He has a committed and dedicated attitude towards everything he does demonstrated in his athletics, school work, and work in the community. He believes the training that the University Innovation Fellows can provide will allow him to help close the educational gap between societies with differing races, finances, and opportunities.