Jamie is passionate about international politics and sustainable agriculture. Born and raised in Arizona she spent her high school years helping manage and write for a magazine that promotes women's empowerment and local consumerism. She is an avid supporter of civic education and community outreach, passions she developed during her time on her school's We the People Competition Government team and in her role of student body community service director. Her love for cultural immersion began while in Germany as a Sister Cities Ambassador. Jamie is eager to embrace life in her new home, form relationships while speaking outside of her native language and live fully in life's simple moments. She is inspired by the history of humanity and the prospects of what is still yet to come.