- As a gifted basketball player and leader, Lee was a multi-year team captain and ‘Defensive Player of the Year’ award winner.
- As president of his freshman class, he led his peers to achieve the highest average GPA, ever. He was National Honor Society president his senior year, was the first student in the history of Urban Prep Charter Academy to be accepted to the University of Chicago Collegiate Scholars Program, and is the first generation in his family to go to college
- Lee credits his father’s guidance of challenging him to think critically about ongoing global and local issues as the foundation of his love for foreign affairs and global politics, which only grew stronger after his father fell ill and was unable to care for their family.
Class of 2019