Alumni (Scholar)

Daniel Young

Olsson Family Jefferson Scholar
Virginia Beach, Virginia
B.A. University of Virginia (2007)
J.D. Yale Law School (2012)
M.P.P. Harvard Kennedy School (2012)
Professional Sector:
Law/Legal Services


U.Va. Collegiate Mock Trial, president and team captain, treasurer, webmaster, historian; 2006 Collegiate Mock Trial National Championship team captain; 2007 Championship Trophy, American Mock Trial Association; Collegiate Mock Trial National Championship Tournament, three-time All-American attorney; University Guide Service, technology chair, historian; Cavalier Daily Life columnist; Student Council, Academic Affairs Committee chair; South Lawn Task Force; Arts & Sciences Council; Second Year Council; First Year Seminar; Committee on Educational Policy and Curriculum ex-offi cio member; Raven Society; Lawn Resident; Intermediate Honors; Phi Beta Kappa; Dean’s List; Echols Scholar

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, like its namesake, knows that virtue and talent come from all walks of life. Indeed it is this knowledge that drives the Foundation to search the world over for its recipients.

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David and Jane Walentas

A transformational gift for UVA — $100 million to benefit first-generation students

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