In Her Words: Ileana Valdez

By: Start TV Staff     Posted: March 17, 2021, 9:30AM

Ileana Valdez is a senior studying computer science at Yale University. While in quarantine, Ileana turned her matchmaking hobby into a career. In 2020 she created and launched OKZoomer, a dating app that connects college students. Community and relationships are such important parts of college life and she wanted that to continue despite the pandemic. Her concept has gone viral, attracting students from over 170 colleges across the country.

Ileana Valdez explains why she’s happier now during the pandemic.

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