Eli Jaffe is a Ph.D. student at UCLA studying cryptography with Professors Rafi Ostrovsky and Leonard Kleinrock within the Connection Lab. He is a UCLA Math alumnus and a proud double Bruin. His passion is education and if he is not learning, then he is probably teaching, often through the Los Angeles Math Circle (LAMC) or the WorldSpeak Math Circle. In his free time, he enjoys playing and learning games, especially competitively, and is an active member of the UCLA Super Smash Bros. Melee competitive community. He also plays tennis, volleyball, hackeysack, chess, Ultimate Frisbee, Settlers of Catan, Rocket League, and just about anything else.