Reliable, Diligent, Persistent

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart."

- Steve Jobs



In his sixth year with the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute, Allen is known for having particular expertise in fixing computers. As a five-year FIRST Robotics veteran, he has learned the importance of persistence, resolve, and flexibility in both robotics and life skills. By being a determined and dedicated individual, Allen brings focus and time management to his team. In college, he hopes to double major in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. Outside of SLI and school, Allen enjoys listening to music, recreational swimming, badminton, and tinkering with various devices. An avid learner, he also enjoys watching TED Talks and is currently learning Python and deepening his knowledge of Java.

Nationals Team Member

Saint Lawrence Swim Team, 2014-2017

Competitive swimmer

Judges Award

FIRST Tech Challenge, 2018

This judged award recognizes the team that displays the values of Gracious Professionalism,


The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (49ers SLI) provides multi-year, year-round academic support, STEM enrichment, skills training, and leadership opportunities to students in middle and high school. Students, who are with the program for six years from 7th through 12th grade, commit annually to 300+ hours of program learning time in addition to their typical school hours. By cultivating student mastery in STEM subjects and in key skill areas, the program prepares students for college and empowers them to pursue their passions; so that they may become the well-rounded leaders of the future. The 49ers STEM Leadership Institute is made possible by the strong partnership between Silicon Valley Education Foundation, 49ers Foundation, Chevron, and the Santa Clara Unified School District.

Special Thanks To...

49ers SLI students Danielle B, Stephanie K, & Jennifer L for designing and building this website.

49ers SLI students Iris C, Sriya S, & Lauren L for editing photos for this website

Photographers Thomas Hayes, Barry Fiedler, & Karen Lee Thompson for taking headshots of 49ers SLI seniors

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