Today’s the day - OAX’s annual BMOC philanthropy event goes down tonight at District N9NE. The pageant’s got choreography for a cause, as OAX will donate all proceeds and donations from the event to Women Against Abuse, a local refuge for victims of domestic violence. The personalities taking the stage for the swimsuit and dance segments this year are bigger than ever - but only one can win. Meet the five seniors who will be stripping down to their Speedos to compete for the title of Big Man on Campus:


34th Street: Let's start with an icebreaker -  tell me where you’re from and a fun fact about yourself.

Connor Wen: I’m from Cupertino, California, and I can sleep anywhere at any time.

Justin Haber: I’m from New York City, and I’m a licensed bartender.

Vinesh Arun: I’m from Ann Arbor, Michigan, and LeBron James held me when I was younger.

Jake Levison: I’m from Fairfield County, Connecticut, and I was a scarecrow in the 5th grade in The Wizard of Oz.

Luka Martinovic: I’m from Long Island, New York, and English is my second language.


Street: What has changed the most about you since freshman year?

Connor: The number of times I go to Allegros in a week. 

Justin: My liver.

Vinesh: I’m a little bit more light–skinned, I was pretty dark then.

Jake: I’m actually much darker than I used to be. 

Luka: My gut. 

  

Street: If you were a type of cheese, what would you be?

Connor: Provolone.

Justin: Muenster. 

Vinesh: Pepper Jack. There’s a little kick to me. 

Jake: Kosher.

Luka: Swiss, because I like holes.


Street: Who is your celebrity man crush?

Connor: Joseph Gordon Levitt.

Justin: Ron Jeremy.

Vinesh: Zac Efron.

Jake: Adam Sandler. Is there a better–looking Jewish guy?

Luka: Hmm...probably Brad Pitt.

Jake: Wait…is James Franco Jewish?


Street: If you ever became famous, what would it be for?

Connor: Saying something inappropriate on TV.

Justin: Waving at a video camera while committing the crime of the century—that I'd otherwise have gotten away with.

Vinesh: Being a comedic actor and doing stuff like all of the roles that Jonah Hill has had. 

Jake: I'd be a male porn star.

Luka: I'd be a John Stewart/John Oliver/ Stephen Colbert–type late night host.  


Street: What was your first screen name?

Connor: Mine was just Connorwen, I guess there aren't that many of me. 

Justin: Habes360.

Vinesh: BrownDynamite.

Jake: Click2Talk2Jake.

Luka: Soccerboys<333.


Street: What do you want to be when you grow up?

Connor: A high school teacher. 

Justin: A stay–at–home father. 

Vinesh: A baller.

Jake: A professional dancer.

Luka: A DILF.

  

Street: BMOC is rocking a Woodstock theme this year. What's your favorite oldies hit?

Connor: "Hotel California" by The Eagles.

Justin: “Shout” by The Isley Brothers.

Vinesh: It’s not from Woodstock, but "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC.

Jake: "Pinball Wizard" by The Who.

Luka: "Stayin' Alive" by the BeeGees.


Street: At least three of those weren't written until after Woodstock, but that's OK. Next question: Why are you going to win BMOC?

Connor: The best coach: Hana Yen.

Justin: Charisma and sabotage. 

Vinesh: Once I take my shirt off, I think that’ll just say it all. 

Jake: Calf implants.

Luka:  My hair gel/deodorant combo. It’s unmatched. 


Street: BMOC involves a swimsuit portion. How’s your chest hair?

Connor: Nonexistent.

Justin: It’s there. There’s not that much of it, but it’s there.

Vinesh: It’s a work in progress. 

Jake: Brazilian. 

Luka: Groomed.


Street: Do you have any hidden talents?

Connor: I'm double jointed. 

Justin: I’m phenomenal at cornhole.

Vinesh: I can make the booty work. That’s all I’m good at.

Jake: Hidden talents? I guess you’ll find out at BMOC.

Luka: I can do a really good impression of Herbert the Pervert from Family Guy.


Street: Are you worried about the competition from anyone here?

Connor: Yea, Luka has posted about this in maybe seven plus GroupMe’s that I’m in.

Justin: No.

Vinesh: I heard one guy’s body is a temple, so I’m a little concerned about that.

Luka: Yes. Look at Jake’s face. Blue eyes, facial hair…

Jake: Yes. Vinesh is a professional dancer.

Vinesh: Who told you that?

Jake: Everyone.


Street: What do you think about this interview?

Connor: This is tricky, you gotta give us these questions beforehand.

Justin: I think it's thought provoking and overall outstanding.

Jake: It's pretty bad, but in terms of our answers. 

Vinesh: I’m slightly uncomfortable, but I’m OK with it.

Luka: I’m not, I think it’s awesome.


Street: Finish the sentence. There are two types of people at Penn...

Connor: People who play Blarney Quizzo and people who play Tap Quizzo.

Justin: The BMOC and other people. 

Vinesh: People who like Saxbys, and people who are tasteless. 

Jake: People who go to Smokes, and people who go to Blarney. 

Luka: People who go over the bridge when they get out of Huntsman, and people who walk straight and go to Wawa.


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