January 2020 Accolades

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Philip Rucker (2002) co-authored a new book, A Very Stable Genius, which details his experience as the Washington Post’s White House Bureau Chief. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)
Kevin Shen (2000) starred in the recent Netflix movie A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby. Kevin is a thespian and TV actor but followed an unconventional path to get there. Listen to his inspiring story on this episode of “A Tribe Called Yes” podcast hosted by Daron Roberts (1997).
Founder of the Muse, Kathryn Minshew (2004) has launched a new podcast, The New Rules of Work, and interviewed friend and fellow Coke Scholar Michelle Peluso (1989). Michelle is SVP of Digital Sales and Chief Marketing Officer at IBM and discussed how to focus your priorities.

Sibani Ram (2019) interviewed Kathryn about her podcast for the The Chronicle, Duke University’s newspaper. Read the article here.
Rudy Fernandez (1990) was named in the Miami Herald’s list of Florida Influencers for 2020.
Brent Comstock (2013) was one of 13 people selected to be part of Pipeline’s 2020 class of Entrepreneurial Fellows in Kansas City.

Jordan Elist (2013) was a contestant on the Price is Right, which has been a dream of his for a long time. Watch how far he gets in this clip!

6 Coke Scholars were named as top entrepreneurs in Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2020! Learn more about them.