Being born to a turkish mother and a german father, Dennis grew up between two diverse cultures. He was raised in Hanover and attended an inclusive comprehensive school there. After graduating from high school, he worked for an NGO in the field of sustainability. Because of his interest in societal issues, he attended the Communication and Cultural Sciences program with a Minor in Economics at Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen and holds a bachelor’s scholarship there. As the student diversity representative and the leader of the Diversity-Initiative, he organizes workshops, lectures and events to promote awareness of minority issues. In Friedrichshafen, he is actively involved in local politics. Dennis enjoys reading sociological literature and doing Muai Thai. Dennis plans to finish a master’s degree in political communication to create structures that will build new left-wing political opinion leaders for Germany and Europe.
Updated May 2019