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Russell Kleiner

Biochemistry | 2023

Westchester, New York

Russ is a Senior from Westchester, New York pursing two degrees through Purdue’s Degree+ Program.  One degree is in Biochemistry and the other in Science Communication. Outside of his involvement as a member of the Philanthropy Committee focusing on SOAR (Student Organizations Alumni Relations), he serves as the President of Purdue Grand Prix's Race 65.


In his free time, Russ enjoys spending time with his friends and family, and listening to music. In the future, Russ hopes to advance to Medical School and pursue a career in trauma surgery and emergency services community. This year in PFSB (Purdue Foundation Student Board), he looks forward to educating Purdue student organizations about the importance of alumni relations and helping them build their network through our SOAR program.