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Xavier Gonzalez

Texas, 2018

Xavier Gonzalez
  • Current Place of Residence: Houston, Texas

  • University: Harvard University

  • Current/Recent Course: AB Mathematics

Harold Xavier Gonzalez, Houston, is a senior concentrating in mathematics at Harvard. His junior summer he researched in the field of “Moonshine,” the unexpected connection between modular forms and finite symmetry groups.  Xavier is a letterman in varsity tennis and the USTA national grass-court champion in men’s doubles.  He won First Prize in the Harvard Book Collecting Contest and Third Prize in the National Collegiate Contest. He presented a paper at the Annual Undergraduate Shakespeare Conference and advises college freshmen. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.  His professional goals are to promote the public interest in math and to use math and its methods to promote the public interest.