Jeff L. is a member of the Junior State of America's (JSA) Council of Governors. He represents the JSA Pacific Northwest region and is a senior at Liberty High School. As the JSA PNW Governor, Jeff oversees his state cabinet to plan conventions, expand the state, and ensure everything runs smoothly. He also works with the National Director of Chapter Affairs, ensuring chapters get the support they need and working with other departments to do so.
Jeff has been an active JSA member of his high school chapter since 2020. He joined JSA because he wanted a club to practice debating and to make an impact on his community. During his time at JSA, Jeff has held several roles, serving as Liberty's chapter vice president and greater Pacific region mayor. He has been recognized with best speaker awards, hailed as the best rap debater, and has had a song produced by supporters about him during his JSA campaign.
Jeff is actively involved in his high school swim team and DECA chapter outside JSA. He is passionate about making a difference in educational opportunity because he's personally experienced the difference a quality education can make. Jeff looks forward to attending college and earning a degree in economics with a minor in data science.