Aeji Hyun

Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Scholarship Recipient

Biography: Aeji Hyun is a fourth year Economics major and Accounting minor. At UCLA, Aeji is involved in various organizations including Korean Culture Night and Kristos Campus Missions. In her free time, Aeji enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading new recipes, and the occasional HIIT and barre workouts.

Future plans: After graduation, Aeji will begin working at Ernst & Young in their Assurance Services Practice at the Los Angeles office. She plans to obtain a CPA license and work in public accounting. Even as a working professional, Aeji hopes to be involved in giving back to her community, specifically the youth.

What this scholarship means to me? I am extremely grateful to be a recipient of the Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Scholarship. As I near the end of my college career, I am so thankful for the opportunity to have pursued my academic interests without any financial burden thanks to gifts such as this. I want to thank the generous donors for this award and will continue to express my gratitude by doing my best as I finish my career as a student and begin a new one as a working professional.