Michael Charles is a Rhetorical Theory and Criticism major at Bates College. He has worked for the Bates College Athletic Department, the Bates College Communications Office as a Sports Information Aide, and interned with the Georgetown University Athletic Department during his first summer with the Institute. Michael intends to pursue a career in sports journalism after graduation. His hometown is Valley Stream, New York.
Ben Dormus is a Political Science major with concentrations in Legal Studies and Political Philosophy at Yale University. On campus he served as the president of the Yale Adventist Campus Fellowship, vice president of the Yale Christian Union, and vice president of the Yale Black Men’s Union. During his first summer with the Institute he interned with the Council of Churches for Greater Washington. Following college, he intends to pursue a career in either law or ministry. His hometown is Taylorsville, North Carolina.
Clarence Jenkins is a Business Administration major at Morehouse College. He has participated in programs run by Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and last summer interned with the National Football League Players Association as a part of the Institute. At Morehouse, Clarence is a member of the PreLaw society, the Morehouse Business Association, and studied abroad in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. His hometown is Richmond, Virginia.
Xavier Sims is an International Politics and Economics major with a concentration in Italian at Middlebury College. He has interned with the Aspen Institute, a business consulting firm in Florence, Italy, and the German Marshall Fund as a part of the Institute. Xavier plans to work at the intersection of public policy and international relations after graduation. His hometown is Washington, D.C.