Jack Brake

C.D.L. and M.T.B. Perkins Jefferson Scholar
Class: 2018
Hometown: Swarthmore, Pennsylvania


Jefferson Literary and Debate Society, debate and oratory chair; Seriatim Journal of American Politics, editor-in-chief, outreach editor; First Year Judiciary Committee, judge; UJC Sexual Assault Subcommittee, counselor; EnAct Government Technology Project, founder and chair; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, project member; University Singers; Chamber Singers; Undergraduate Research Network, UNLEASH Research Interface senior officer; Madison House: Latino and Migrant Aid Program; St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, chancel choir member; Politics Honors Program; Beta Theta Pi Men of Principle Scholarship; Harrison Undergraduate Research Award; Dean’s List

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