Jean-Claude Faa is a University Innovation Fellow from the Fall 2015 cohort. He is in his Junior at Texas A&M University in College Station, studying Mechanical Engineering. During his time in college, Jean-Claude has taken up several leadership roles. During his sophomore year, he served as an Orientation Leader for the incoming freshman class. He also served as a Peer Teaching Assistant for the Introduction to Engineering course (ENGR 111). Jean-Claude is a founder and continued chairman of the U-Ignite Video Competion, which encourages students to create a one-minute pitch video that details an innovative idea they may have, for a chance to win a thousand dollar grand prize. Jean-Claude hopes to further the reach of this program on his campus through his participation in the University Innovation Fellow Program. Jean-Claude also acquired relevant professional experience as an Infrastructure Engineer Co-op/Intern at GE Oil and Gas during the Spring of 2015.
Outside of school, Jean-Claude is passionate about soccer and music.