South Carolina – Jake Powell

Jake Powell




Greer, South Carolina
Lander University

Jake Powell is a senior graduating in May 2021 from Lander University’s Honors College in Greenwood, S.C. He is a political science major with an emphasis in public administration and a homeland security minor. At Lander, he has served as the president of the Political Science Association, Student Government Association Student Body Vice President, a Presidential Ambassador, and the presidnet and founder of the student chapter of ICMA (International City/County Management Association) on campus. Jake spent the spring 2020 semester living and working in Washington, D.C. studying within the South Carolina Washington Semester Program. In this program, he worked as a congressional intern within the Office of U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). After graduation, he hopes to return to the Hill as a congressional staffer. Jake is very proud to represent the Palmetto State again in the 2021 College Student Congress.