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Campus Cutie Jack Polentes ’21

Name: Jack Polentes

Year: Junior

Major: Geoscience

Hometown: Bethlehem, PA

Campus Involvement: Geo club, Campus Greens, Club Tennis, Intramural Tennis, German Club, CCL, ORAP, POAP

Relationship Status: single

Interested in: Everyone:)

Celebrity Crush: When I was little I had a huge crush on Jill Biden (Joe Biden’s wife), but other than that, haha, I’d gotta say Aaron Piper

Describe Yourself in 3 Words: Wacky, dynamic, energetic




Place on Campus: The solarium

Place in Geneva: Linden Street

Place to shop: REI

Movie/TV Show: The Life Aquatic

Food: Octopus

Class: Geomorphology




JN: What quote do you live by and why?

JP: “Of course its all inside your head Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it’s not real?”


JN: Where do you see yourself in 10-20 years?

JP: Haha probably still in school or hopefully working for NOAA somewhere on the coast.


JN: If you could spend the day with anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?

JP: Dr. Sylvia Earle- she’s one of the coolest oceanographers and paved the way for so many.


JN: If you could live anywhere in the world where would you live?​

JP: Probably Berlin or Boston or some nice town on the coast in Maine.


JN: What is something most people on campus don’t know about you?

JP: I don’t know, I’m a pretty open book!


JN: What’s an embarrassing story you’re willing to share?

JP: One time I was diving for horseshoe crabs with my cousin and when I came to the surface, this big jellyfish was wrapped around my neck. I yelled, grabbed it and threw it as hard as possible away from me. As it was flying in the air, my cousin was coming up from the surface and I nailed her right in the back haha.


JN: How do you feel about being nominated as a Campus Cutie?

JP: Pretty good! Haha.


JN: What would you like to be remembered for?

 JP: Brightening others’ days and helping the environment.

Julia is a biochemistry major on the pre-med track. She aspires to be an OB/GYN and is focused on writing blogs about women's health. When not writing, Julia is also a member of Koshare Dance Collective.
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