Major: International Relations
Hometown: Hendersonville, TennesseeJake is a dedicated scholar of political science, economics, and foreign language, having been named to the Dean's List for three semesters in a row. Although passionately committed to academics, Jake is a member of many organizations on campus, including SGA Student Activities Committee's Music Committee, Amnesty International, Model United Nations, and the Sigma Chi Fraternity. As a brother of Sigma Chi, Jake was awarded a scholarship and opportunity to attend the Sigma Chi Horizons Huntsman Leadership Summit in Snowbird, Utah in the summer of 2016, where he sharpened his skills in leadership for bringing about positive change in Greek Life and in the world. Jake has had work experience as a supervising lifeguard for the YMCA and as a male childcare assistant in the Birmingham area. For the summer of 2017, Jake plans on interning at private equity firm in Nashville, Tennessee. To gain even more experience abroad, Jake will be attending Samford's London Program in the fall of 2017. After graduating from Samford, Jake intends on attending graduate school and pursuing a career either in consultation, law, or the Foreign Service.