- Shayan commends his mother for working diligently to establish a better life in the US after leaving her home in Iran, enabling him to seek opportunities rather than focusing on financial constraints.
- After being a part of the Denver Buddhist Temple and practicing dojo for 8 years, Shayan took the initiative to build the temple’s website, successfully broadening its reach and increasing participation rates.
- Continuing to overcome the challenges of dyslexia to this day, he graduated in the top 20% of his class at East High School.
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER
Class of 2018