Jonathan Iwry

Jonathan Iwry

Rapping Philosopher

Jonathan Iwry is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he double majored in Philosophy and Intellectual History, and where he is currently a research assistant in Psychology. Having long pursued a passion for hip-hop and freestyle rap, he is a four-time winner of the university talent show, Penn’s Got Talent, and has performed regularly at the university’s annual Spring Fling festival. As an undergraduate, Iwry was also a weekly opinion columnist for the university’s student newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian, and the founder of the Penn Hip-Hop Initiative, the university’s only hip-hop appreciation group. Click here to watch his TEDxPenn 2015 on the importance of improvisation in everyday life.