Sen. Cory Booker says defeats, as much as victories, inspired his leadership style.
Chris D'Urso is a Rhodes scholar and a senior at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rhodes scholar Jordan Thomas says returning to serve the people of Newark is his long-term goal.
The city of Newark will be well-represented in the world of academia. Jordan Thomas, a 2014 graduate of Newark's University, has been selected to receive a Rhodes Scholarship.