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Jeffrey Fasegha

Election Year: 2021

Election Constituency: Canada

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: Prairies & Jesus 2021

Jeffrey Fasegha

Biography

Jeffrey graduated with High Distinction from the University of Toronto where he studied Finance with minors in Psychology and Economics. Jeffrey is passionate about entrepreneurship and using innovation as a tool for economic and social development, particularly in his birth country of Nigeria. At U of T, Jeffrey led independent research on social enterprises in the Nigerian energy industry and led several initiatives to increase equity for marginalized groups. Outside of the classroom, Jeffrey enjoys playing his guitar, and writing poetry. A former top Junior A hockey draft pick, he is also an avid hockey fan. At Oxford, Jeffrey plans to further his studies on the innovation economy in an African context.