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Sky Harper

Sky Harper headshot

Goldwater Scholar, 2022-23
Udall Scholar, 2022-23

BS Chemistry '24, Honors


Sky Harper is a second-year student at Drexel University, currently pursuing a BS in Chemistry. After graduation, he plans to find an MD/Ph.D. program and potentially delve into biochemistry or pharmaceuticals. Currently, he is the President of Drexel Indigenous Students of the Americas, and also tries to be involved around campus. He is currently working with the USDA-ARS as a researcher and has had the opportunity to conduct research with Dr. Hai-Feng Ji on polymers and Dr. John Medaglia in the Cognitive Neuroengineering and Wellbeing Laboratory. Sky is a first-generation Navajo student from Chinle, Arizona and his goal is to show his five younger brothers that it is possible to succeed in whatever field you want to pursue. He would like to say thank you to his mom and dad for their support throughout his life and for always being invested in his and his brothers' education.

Sky has been involved in the Pennoni Honors College through the Honors Program, STAR Scholars, Aspire Scholars, and Supernova Undergraduate Research Fellows.

Read our May 2022 article about Sky here: Sky's the Limit

Last updated: May 2022