Princeton 2010 "TigerZone"
  • Jeff Kirchick
8 episodes
Interviews with members of the Princeton Class of 2010 to see what they are up to with their lives, how Princeton set them up for success, and calls for action.


Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 8: Mickheila Jasmin-Beamon
2021 Jul 2237m 22s
Mickheila Jasmin-Beamon joined the Office of Career Services for the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in July 2021. Mrs. Jasmin-Beamon is a workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant with a personal passion for helping diverse students shape their professional paths with fulfilling employment opportunities. Additionally, Mrs. Jasmin-Beamon works closely with student organizations and professional affinity groups to develop employment opportunities and manage Hofstra Law’s participation in diversity initiatives. Prior to joining the Office of Career Services, Mrs. Jasmin-Beamon served as owner and Chief Executive Officer of Citadelle Consulting LLC, an equitable workplace consulting firm. As an Associate Court Attorney for the New York State Unified Court System, she was assigned to one of the country’s first problem solving courts and volunteered for the Rockaway Community Justice Center as a panelist and legal advisor.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 7: Michael Graves
2021 Jul 0637m 3s
Michael Graves is a sales professional who recently drove across the country. We talk about sales tips, what it is like to see America, and the rash of anti-Asian hatred, among other things.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 6: Katie McGee
2021 Jun 2219m 27s
Katharine McGee is the New York Times bestselling author of American Royals and the Thousandth Floor trilogy. She studied English and French literature at Princeton and has an MBA from Stanford. Katharine lives with her husband and son in her hometown of Houston, Texas.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 5: Nikhil Pereira-Kamath
2021 Jun 0936m 53s
Nikhil Lawrence Pereira-Kamath has over 15 years of experience in the dialysis space having previously run a non-for-profit organization, Youth That Care, whose mission was to provide assistance to the developing world via the establishment of dialysis centers. Youth That Care established dialysis centers across India and the first dialysis center in Burundi. Nik Co-Founded Africa Healthcare Network in 2015 with the goal of increasing access to care by increasing awareness and reducing the cost of care in the Sub-Saharan region while adhering to global standards of quality. Previously, Nik worked in the private equity industry as an associate at Berkshire Partners, a Boston based investment firm with $11.0Bn+ in AUM. At Berkshire, Nik engaged in all aspects of the investment process, including Berkshire’s $2.1Bn acquisition and subsequent merger of Lightower Fiber Networks and Sidera Networks in 2013 and $875MM acquisition of the Portillo’s Restaurant Group in 2014. Additionally, Nik was a member of the Healthcare OnPoint Team – a core investment team that focuses on “getting smart” on the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Berkshire, he was an analyst at Morgan Stanley in the Healthcare Group where he focused primarily in biopharmaceuticals and healthcare services. Transactions at Morgan Stanley include the sale of Pharmasset to Gilead Sciences for $11.1Bn, sale of HealthDataInsights to HMS Holdings for $400MM, sale of Pharmaceutical Product Development to Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman for $3.9Bn. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he worked at Oxford Bioscience Partners where he worked as a research analyst, covering a portfolio company, FlowMedica. He holds a patent with Harry Goodson IV, Jeffrey Elkins and Samir Patel for the “Treatment Systems and Methods for Renal-Related Diseases”. Nik was a Candidate for an MBA at Harvard Business School Class of 2016 where he received First Year Honors before deciding to defer his second year to launch AHN. Prior to joining Harvard Business School. Nik graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Economics and a certificate in Finance.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 4: Zach Zimmerman
2021 May 2037m 45s
Zach Zimmerman is a comedian and writer living in New York City.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 3: Jazzy Ellis
2021 May 0825m 4s
Jazzy Ellis is a Screen Actors Guild Award winning SAG-AFTRA stunt actor, social justice warrior, and public speaker with over 75 film and TV credits, including Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, The Walking Dead, Bad Boys for Life, and Chaos Walking.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 2: Julia Jacobson
2021 May 0217m 25s
Julia Jacobson is the CEO of NEXT Medical Products and BLOXR Solutions, and has learned through her own experience the values of leadership and entrepreneurship. She is also a former Class Officer for the Princeton Class of 2010 and is interested in various social justice causes.
Princeton 2010 "TigerZone" Episode 1: Philicia Saunders
2021 Apr 0633m 43s
Philicia Saunders is an American actress of Jamaican parentage. She is best known for her role as Tabala Zo in the Star Wars Universe, The Force Awakens. Born in Los Angeles, her early formal education nurtured her interest in the performing arts. Philicia attended Princeton University where she participated in live theater performances, and as her senior thesis project she presented a solo performance of Anna Deavere Smith's one woman show, Fires in the Mirror. Philicia completed a master's degree program in acting at UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. At UCLA, she appeared in many stage productions, including William Wycherley's The Country Wife, Elmer Rice's The Adding Machine and Noël Coward's Hay Fever. She also attended the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, England with an emphasis on classical acting and Shakespeare. In addition, she attended the Guthrie Experience for graduate actors in training in Minneapolis, MN. During this time, Philicia also worked as a production and casting intern on Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, Salim Akil's Jumping the Broom and Justin Tipping's Kicks. She started her professional career in acting when she made her stage debut at Ark Theater in Los Angeles as Hermia in William Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, portraying Portia with the Independent Shakespeare Company in a production of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, and at Stage 52 as Monica in a Jamaican play called Which Way is Out? Her film debut started with a series of featured roles in 88 Soul, Don't Let Her Pull you Down, Blaxican Brothers, The Doctor of Bagram, Enhanced, Sleight, and Straight Outta Compton. She has appeared in film with supporting and lead roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Bound to Kill, The Morning After, Come Here Often?, He's Watching and Poe. Her television credits include co-star and featured roles in Shameless, REL, Speechless, Strange Angel, Bulge Bracket and Lost Angeles. Philicia is a competitive synchronized swimmer and she volunteers with local children's theater groups in Los Angeles.
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