Mitchell Broadwater majors in Political Science and International Relations at Columbia University, where his attention is focused on environmental issues. His previous internships include a summer working in the applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University, studying Chinese in Beijing, and assisting the principals of a private equity firm. He is a rower on Columbia’s Heavyweight Crew Team and serves as a Resident Advisor. As an Institute scholar, Mitchell will spend this summer near his hometown of Chevy Chase, Maryland.
University of Georgia
Mansur Buffins attends the University of Georgia. His mother, a teacher, pushed him to excel in school and he was consistently a straight-A student. He excelled at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, which was ranked as the third best public high school in the country, but he realized that is passion was not in the STEM field, but History. At UGA, he double-majors in Social Studies Education and African American Studies. His hometown is Snellville, Georgia.
University of Chicago
Daniel Jellins attends the University of Chicago. He has interned for a member of the Houston City Council, the Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, and a member of the United States Congress. Today, he majors in Law, Letters and Society while contemplating a future as a Supreme Court Justice. A committed presidential historian, Daniel has visited several presidential libraries and has amassed a substantial personal library of his own. Daniel grew up in Houston, Texas.
Bradley Jenkins is an Aerospace Engineering major at Georgia Tech. With a near perfect Grade Point Average and a near perfect ACT score, he was selected to serve as a Teaching Assistant for a Multivariable Calculus class. He is proud of the fact that the students in his class produced the second highest exam scores in the university last fall. He worked as a structural engineer for the Boeing Company last summer and worked last year as an undergraduate researcher for Space Systems Design Laboratory. Bradley’s hometown is Ottawa Hills, Ohio.