“In our globalizing world, I think it is extremely important be knowledgable about different cultures and prioritize service whenever we have the opportunity. I believe that the ACE program is the perfect opportunity to do so, while creating lifelong relationships along the way.”
Jenna Gray’s past experience with service includes working in her local communities through Our Birthday Club, a nonprofit founded by her aunt in her hometown, and with on-campus events through the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). She has also extended her service beyond her local comfort zone through a mission trip to Alabama during her junior year of high school. Her favorite aspect of community service is getting to implement her own passions, such as when she has the opportunity to work volleyball camps and instill her passion in campers.