About Me

Alphonse is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Rochester. He is a holder of Togo Scientific Baccalaureate. Because of his passion for electronics and computer programing, he is active member of the U of R Robotics where he assists the upperclassmen on their projects. Furthermore, is now working with 5 other friends on his project that aims to empower youth in Togo through Technology and Entrepreneurship Camps and mentorship. He graduated at ALA in 2016 with A Level Physics, Math, and Further Math. His unique skill is the observation for innovation. Alphonse is the co-founder of the first ALA General Knowledge club through which they started the first ever ALA Inter-Family General Knowledge Competition. Both in Kpalime (Togo) and at ALA, he worked as Physics, Chemistry, and Math tutor. Furthermore, he was Danyi’s “Children's Advisory Council” president and Vice-President of the diocese of Kpalime's altar-boys’ committee.


Programming Language

C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS


Arduino, Scribbler S2, RasberyPI


Microsoft Office, Comfortable with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere

Passions and Interests


I like facilitating Entrepreneurship camp to help increase the awareness within the young generation.


I am so passionate about dance and I have done my best to learn as many type as possible. Beside this, I discovered my passion for drumming at a young age. I currently play sanre in the University of Rochester Pep Band.


Sport is an integrale part of me. No matter what I am going trough, once I play a sport, I become happier. I played soccer and volleyball at competitional level and also recreational handball and basketball.

Work and Volunteer Experience

Webpage Management

As a campus job, I regulary update an upgrade the Uiversity of Rochester Newman Community Website (Since February 2017)


Since my childhood, I am always willing to share my knowledge with others. For the past four years, I have been turtoring my peers in Pure Mathematics, Mechanics, Statistics and Physics.

Sanyu Productions

I worked as the Project Manageer of this media student entreprise. The valuable skills I learned are, graphic design, video editing, and project planing.

Provisions on Demand

I worked at Hillside Market at the University of Rochester as a service assistance. The most import skill I devolopped at this position is Costum Service.

My Education

  • University of Rochester

    August 2016 - May 2020

    B.S. Computer Science

  • African Leadership Academy

    September 2014 - June 2016

    Entrepreneurial Leadership and African Studies Curriculum
    Cambridge International Examinations A-Levels (Physics, Mathematics, French)

  • Lycee de Kpodzi

    October 2011 - July 2014

    Bacalaureat Serie C4 (Science Mathematiques)


"Started from the bottom, but aiming the top!"

University of Rochester

Dean's List (2016)

South Africa Physical Science Olympiad

80th place out around 30,000 participants (2016)


Honor Roll all trimesters for 3 years, first place in the national exams in “Region des Plateaux (2014)”


Email: yawo.alphonse@gmail.com

Tel: +1-(585)-285-7322

Last change: 18 Jan 2018

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