Lucas is pursuing a Master of Public Administration at Columbia University in New York City. He has mentored 100+ students during his experiences teaching English, working in a college admissions office, and advising social entrepreneurs in over 70 countries. He received the Fulbright Scholarship in 2016, where he taught writing and critical thinking in one of Vietnam’s top high schools. He helped numerous students receive scholarships to prestigious universities like Stanford, Smith, and Bryn Mawr. He has a BA from Union College in Political Science & Chinese. In his free time, Lucas loves trying new foods across New York City.