Penn State’s Surprising People

Video posted November 27, 2012 in News by Jennifer Swales, Alyse Horn and Mara Ticcino


Life in a college town can be full of surprises -- and surprising people.

Ben Hamby works full-time and is a Penn State AgroEcology student. What many don't know is that he lost his job at 18 and was homeless for three years.

Sierra Chapin is a senior graduating in May and six months pregnant. She recalls how she broke the news to her boyfriend, Jon.

Mat Lee of King of Prussia, Pa., is a self-taught beatboxer who has honed his talent andon a journey that has lead him to national fame.