Student Senate Spotlights – Jackie Heymann

Meet the person behind the position! Student Senate Spotlight is a fun way for us to showcase our members of Senate and for you to get to know them a little better! As we get closer to the end of the semester, I will begin posting two spotlights per week. This week in the Spotlight:

Jackie Heymann – Campus Advancement Senator-at-Large

Year In School: Senior

Major: Political Science and Sociology

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Campus Involvement: Drake Hillel, Strategic Diversity Action Team, Social Justice Living Learning Community, Disability Action and Awareness Community, UNITY Roundtable, Kappa Alpha Theta

What made you join Student Senate? “After being highly involved in other areas around campus, I thought that I had experience and a base of knowledge that would assist me in serving the student body well. Also, I am very passionate about furthering equity and inclusion and I thought that Senate could benefit from having another person with that mindset around the table.”

Hobbies/Interests: Baking, running, hammock-ing, hiking, traveling.

Favorite Book(s): Defacing Power by Clarissa Hayward

Favorite Movie(s): Wet Hot American Summer

Favorite TV Show(s): New Girl

A Word of Advice: “Remember that life is not just accumulating lines on your resume. Make sure that you are spending time, and cherishing that time, with those you love.”

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