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Yacob is a licensed psychologist who cares for students seeking support through Student Health and Counseling. Since studying psychology and statistics at the University of Asmara, Yacob has been working in the mental health field for over 20 years. Yacob started with Penn in 2017 and his favorite part of his job is the community of care that he gets to be part of through Wellness. 

When he’s not working, Yacob values time spent with his family, loves to take photos, and go on long hikes.