Hometown: Bogota, Columbia
Minor: Business Administration
Career goal: financial markets trader
Congratulations to today’s Hercules Scholarship winner, Jose Plazas, a senior finance major at Bethune-Cookman University. After graduating, Jose plans to begin his master’s degree in financial markets and obtain an internship to gain experience in the industry. He ultimately wants to become a trader in a Wall Street firm.
Aside from academics, Jose is active as the captain of the tennis team. He has also passed the National Futures Association Series 3 exam with a score of 81. He is most influenced by his parents, billionaire Warren Buffet and tennis great Roger Federer.