Jean-Philippe (JP) Leroux is a third-year Saint Mary’s University (SMU) student completing a double major in Finance and Entrepreneurship. SMU, located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, recently awarded JP with an Achievement Scholarship for his academic accomplishments. JP currently serves as the co-president of SMU’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) society, and, in 2009, he founded the SMU: Angels program, which advises individuals starting up or growing their own businesses. In October, JP received a grant to co-found a mobile car-detailing business (Perfect Finish Auto Detailing), for which he was awarded First Place in a Halifax student business competition. JP’s main areas of interest are entrepreneurship, angel investing, and clean technologies.