Jacob  McDowell
Standing: Junior
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Hoover, Alabama
Jacob is majoring in Accounting with a concentration in Sports Marketing and another in Data Analytics. He has been named to the Dean’s List in all four of his semesters at Samford University. He is widely involved on campus in groups such as SGA Senate, SGA Finance Committee, Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), and the Men’s Club Soccer team. He has served as a camp counselor at the Hoover Met Sports Camps the past two summers and has worked as the Sports and Data Analytics Junior Associate for the Birmingham Legion FC professional soccer team of the United Soccer League (USL) for the entirety of the 2019 season. Through the University Fellows program, he has studied abroad twice in Ireland and Italy fully immersing him in their respective cultures. In this 2019-2020 academic year, he looks forward to being completely involved in his accounting, sports marketing, and data analytics courses as well as furthering his relational outreach and network on campus and in the Birmingham community. After graduation, Jacob plans on earning his Master’s in Business Administration and then going into the Accounting or Finance fields.