Misha Patel 2023 Nat Cab
National Cabinet

Misha P.

National Director of Expansion

Misha P. is a member of the Junior State of America’s (JSA) National Cabinet. She is a part of the JSA Mid-Atlantic State (MAS) region and is a senior at Edison Academy Magnet School. As the JSA National Director of Expansion, Misha is responsible for overseeing the formation, sustainment, and growth of JSA chapters across the nation.

Misha P. has been an active JSA member of her high school chapter since 2020. She joined JSA for its emphasis on civic engagement and activism initiatives. During her time at JSA, Misha has held several roles serving as a chapter internal affairs agent, director of expansion, and chapter president. She has been recognized with multiple Best Speaker awards.

Outside of JSA, Misha enjoys playing soccer and finding new ways to engage with her community. She is passionate about fostering environments for discussion because she believes this is central to fighting political apathy. Misha looks forward to attending college and pursuing the biomedical or health sciences.