The Messi

We are equal parts hackers, hipsters, and hustlers with a mission to continue being lifelong learners. Constantly in search of impact, conversations, and experiences, we are excited for the unpredictability of the future.

Together we do great things, but that's because we are pretty badass on our own too =).

  • 2018

    MIT Impact Fellow

    Morris was named an MIT Impact Fellow in the Spring of 2018. As a fellow, he participants in a new method of biomedical research focused on translational impact rather than incremental updates typically seen in academia.

  • 2018-2020

    NIH Brain Initiative Grant

    Morris was awarded his first NIH grant for developing an optical brain imaging system to monitor and help guide stroke recovery. His research has partnered him with researchers at Mass General Hospital and Boston University.

  • 2019

    Dent The Future Scholar

    Few things touch Morris more than when someone places more trust in him than he feels he's earned, but for some reason, the Dent The Future community has names Morris a scholar for the second year in a row.

  • 2018-2019

    RSA Fellowship

    Jessica was indicted as a Fellow into the Royal Society of Art, an international organization of artists and creatives using their talents to enrich society through ideas and action.

  • 2018

    Artist Sabbatical in Asia

    Jessica will be traveling through Asia, spending temporary design residencies in Beijing and in Bali, and teaching Design Thinking workshops in Taiwan and Hong Kong. She’ll use her travel to fuel her exploration of what it means to capture self-learning processes and prototype tools for modern-day exploration.

  • 2019

    Dent The Future Scholar

    Dent. The. Future. The community titled after Steve Job's quote has named Jessica a scholar for the 2019 year. A true honor, she can't wait to participate in this community of like-minded and like-valued individuals.