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Nicholas Johnson shaping history

Selwyn House Old Boy Nicholas Johnson 2015 has been selected by CNBC as one of “23 Black leaders who are shaping history today.” The announcement was made by the U.S. business news pay-tv channel on February 1.
In April 2020, Nicholas was chosen as the first Black valedictorian at Princeton University, an achievement that drew public praise from now-Vice-President Kamala Harris, former First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Senator Corey Booker.
A Selwyn House Head Prefect, Nicholas maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average at Princeton. He is now on a PhD program in Operations Research at MIT, developing theory to unify optimization and machine learning.
To read the article on the CNBC website, click here.