Jake Kaufman: Life’s Like a Bicycle; You Need the Front Wheel For Direction and the Back For Drive

Jake Kaufman

Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Age : 21

Major: At UChicago, I study Philosophy as well as Fundamentals/Issues & Texts, a major focused on close reading of canonical texts, revolving around a core question proposed by the student. My question is, “What is the function of a narrative?” 


Profession: For the past two summers I have worked at Young’s bicycle shop, renting and occasionally repairing bikes. Having learned how to ride those crafty two wheeled machines on a bike from Young’s, this job has been particularly meaningful.

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