Diego Su Cheang (Class of ’17), Franklin & Marshall College, Graduated 2021
Degree: Bachelor’s in Economics
Career Goals: Managing a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency hedge fund company
What has been the biggest surprise about the college experience? The importance of networking and making small talk to staff or another student in an out-of-state college/university. Most people you get to meet can grant you many opportunities that could lead to a career, better chances to higher education, and a great experience that you would’ve never expect.
Most challenging coursework in college: STEM classes especially Computer Science classes.
Accomplishment most proud of: Successfully transitioned a start-up into an established cryptocurrency hedge fund
Can you provide any advice to our current Knights? Keep a positive mindset and learning to keep peace with your friends and network. There are many points in my collegiate experience where I burned many bridges, which I learned to have cost me a lot of time and opportunities.
I paid for college with…: Pell grant ($6,000), Posse scholarship ($65,000), APIA scholarship ($1,500), and subsidized loan ($3,000)
Fondest memory from high school: My fondest memory is enjoying some cafecito and playing Hearthstone with Milian.