Joseph Sjoberg was good at math and Wright State University offered the Applied Mathematics program he wanted along with the added bonus of being close to home. He grew up in Huber Heights and wanted to remain local while attending college. He was surprised about how much there was to learn about the world after high school. "The world is much larger, and scarier than I expected, but the sky's the limit in terms of what I can make of it".

When asked why math, he said, "I first chose...