Jena Burgess grew up moving around and graduated high school in Henderson, Nevada. She is a senior studying political science with minors in international development, nonprofit management, and family life. Her educational specialties represent her life-long passion for knowledge, advocacy, and participation in her community. She has been involved on campus through participation in BYU’s Model UN program and leadership positions at BYUSA and the Women in Politics club. Jena has also worked as the logistics director of the local nonprofit Girls Lobby and as the policy director of a current Utah House of Representatives campaign. She is preparing to graduate in December and hopes to pursue a graduate degree studying policy and political strategy.