Ambitious, Curious, Passionate
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle
Jeevan is a passionate student part of the 49ers STEM Leadership Institute (SLI) at Santa Clara High School. Over the course of his six year journey, Jeevan has improved upon his hard and soft skills and has evolved into a natural leader. Starting sophomore year, Jeevan has been the team captain of AstroBruins, an robotics team competing in the international’s FIRST Tech Challenge. He has led his team to two consecutive regional championships where they won the highest honor, the Inspire Award, qualifying them for the Houston World Championship. After school, you can find Jeevan in his garage working hard on his robot, creating designs in Fusion 360, manufacturing parts on his CNC, or typing endless lines of code for the robot’s autonomous program. Jeevan’s love for robotics has led him to spending over 500 hours each year in robotics.
During the off chance that Jeevan is not indulged in his robots you can find him exploring the outdoors. He is extremely passionate about the environment, in 2019 Jeevan founded the Santa Clara Youth Climate Team, a local youth organization under the wing of the Sierra Club aimed to expanding the awareness of the climate issues plaguing the environment. In addition Jeevan is actively involved in his Boy Scouts troop, acting as the troops SPL, leading the troops weekly meetings and planning the monthly campouts.