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Meet Chinedum

2018 Project Teen Money Chinedum senior basketball player aspiring accountant

Chinedum, a senior at East, would like to be an accountant and attend the University of Dubuque.  

What’s your favorite subject?


What do you like to do in your spare time?

"I am a member of the basketball and football teams. I enjoy spending time volunteering." 

What is the most exciting thing you’ve ever done? 

“The most exciting thing I have done is play on the varsity basketball team for Madison East.”

When it comes to money, what would you like to learn more about?

“I really want to learn how money works.”

What has scared you the most?

“Something I have done that has really scared me is taking the ACT.”

What would you do with $1 million?

“First, I would give back to my friends, family and anyone who really helped shape me. I would also give to my community to help struggling families in my home country, Nigeria.”

What excites you most about Project Teen Money?

“I’m excited about the whole process, from making the videos to really pushing myself to do great.”

"At the end of this challenge, I hope to win the scholarship so I can use the money to bring me closer to my goals."