2013 Harley Geffner
Milken Scholar 2013
Scholar Profile

Harley Geffner



Harley Geffner is a Communications Assistant with the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. He is a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in communications, double-concentrating in Critical Journalism and Media Institutions and Policy. In the summer of 2016, Harley worked with the editorial team at Viacom's Creative Solutions branch to strategize and develop ideas and copy for new campaigns, special promotions and events. In college, Harley was a copy editor and reporter for The Daily Pennsylvanian, wrote a weekly column for thesportsquotient.com, and founded and wrote for theRapmosphere.com. Harley also worked as a communications assistant in the Junior Tournaments branch of the U.S. Tennis Association as part of the company's Diversity and Inclusion initiative, and as a communications associate and copy editor for KHIRY, a luxury fashion and jewelry brand based in New York City.

High school:  High School of American Studies at Lehman College


College Year Degree
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
2017 B.A. Communications