We’re SURE that you know Kal Penn! Maybe as Kumar from the Harold and Kumar Saga, or maybe even as the former associate director of the White House office of Public Engagement! Wow!

BUT here are some facts about our #ScholarCon 2014 speaker that we Bet You Didn’t Know!

-In 2004, Kal was named one of People magazine’s most eligible bachelors!

-Although he’s been inducted to the White Castle Craver’s Hall of Fame, Kal is a loyal vegetarian!

-Kal was hired as a guest instructor for two courses at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008! He taught Asian Americans in the Media and Contemporary American Teen Films!

-Kal’s earliest acting role was the Tin Man in his eighth-grade production of the Wiz!

-One of Kal’s favorite movie comedies is The Muppets Take Manhattan!