From Baldwin, New York, Simeon graduated first in his class at Uniondale High School. He is fluent in Spanish and plays the violin in a string quartet that he started. He submitted a three-year study that traced the relationships between frogs and toads from North and Central America buy bioacoustic analysis of their cells for the Intel Science Talent Search. He was awarded the Seaborg Prize for his commitment to scientific cooperation and communication. Currently Simeon is studying computer science and finance at the University of Pennsylvania. Within the Wharton School, he serves as a teaching assistant and peer advisor to incoming first-year students in the Management 100 program. He is also co-manager of the IT staff for Reipe College House.