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Engineering Physics '26

J.D. Strickland


J.D. is driven by a fascination with how things work and a passion for discovery. He is profoundly grateful for the gift of life and the privilege to immerse himself in the academic rigor of Stanford University. Emerging from a background marked by challenges, he has come to appreciate the transformative power of perseverance and resilience. J.D. is thrilled to be surrounded by peers and mentors who inspire him to extend his reach beyond the imaginable, fostering an ideal setting for continuous personal and intellectual growth. Above all, his paramount aspiration is to harness his abilities for the greater good. J.D. is committed to leveraging his education and talents to make a meaningful impact on society, striving to contribute in ways that extend far beyond himself.