Johny Ek Aban ’19 is graduating in May with a major in economics and had a job secured at a financial firm in San Francisco. His family sacrificed much to ensure he had opportunities and experiences they never had.
Taking the train to L.A. for an internship during the school year takes time – students often start work at 10 to allow for the commute – but many say the train beats fighting traffic even if someone has access to a car.
"I hope that our contributions help Pomona continue its tradition of excellence, and make it possible for students to attend and graduate. Even if our individual gifts are not major gifts, collectively we can make a difference."