Office of Student Life

Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program

Ishan Patel

Hometown: Powell, OH

Major(s): Physics

Minor(s): English

OSU Involvement: BuckeyeThon-High School Mentor; Kohler Group-Student Research Assistant; Starbucks-Barista

Favorite Quote: “We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.” ? Charlie Chaplin


After graduation, Ishan will pursue an MD/MPH dual degree in order to undertake the challenges that surround the health care crisis. He is passionate about helping others, and no matter where he is in life, he will always do his best to leave a positive impact on others. In his spare time, Ishan loves to run, hike, write, and spend time with his pet birds.