Alumni (Scholar)

Adam Jones

Thomas G. and Joy P. Murdough Jefferson Scholar
Cleveland, Ohio
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)


Jefferson Literary & Debating Society, Programs Committee; microHub, co-founder; One in Four, training coordinator, treasurer; Student Entrepreneurs for Economic Development, project member; Honor Committee, support officer; Innovation Ambassadors, co-founder; Social Entrepreneurship at U.Va., board member; UVA Student Council, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Committee; Social Innovation Summit, founder, leadership team; Madison House, Hot Shots Youth Soccer coach, Cavs in the Classroom; Virginia Pay For Success Lab, research fellow; Center for Global Health, Student Advisory Board, scholar; Tom Tom Founders Festival, hometown summit fellow, senior strategic fellow; Virginia Film Festival, development intern; Public Service Programming Board; Clinton Global Initiative University; Beta Theta Pi, scholarship chair; Echols Scholar; Enactus Case Competition, first place; Beta Theta Pi Men of Principle Scholarship; Entrepreneurship Cup - Discovery, first place; College Council The Minerva Award; Social Enterprise Project Challenge Grant; Intermediate Honors; Dean's List; Raven Society

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