With his free time, Ollie enjoys reading books (preferably on a beach), traveling, hiking, and cooking.Ollie is passionate about influencing people to maximize their potential and chasing after their dreams.

As a volunteer, she played learning games with the boys, assisted them with their homework, and chaperoned special events.

Additionally, she taught English to local professional women striving to advance their careers.

He believes that are two key elements to seeking success: 1) Be curious and 2) Find what it is you are passionate about and run with it.

Among other extracurricular activities, Ollie exhibits his leadership qualities as President of the GVSU Law Society, and was voted by his teammates onto the Leadership Council for the 2016 GVSU football team.

He is entering his 4th year at Grand Valley State Univeristy.

Ollie is native to Dearborn, Michigan, and was offered a scholarship to play football at GVSU.

This internship has brought her into Zaatari Refugee camp, the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, and introduced her to the individuals working tirelessly to assist persons in need.

Simultaneously, Leah is still working on increasing her proficiency in Arabic, while simultaneously completing her thesis on Water Scarcity and Refugee Populations in Northern Jordan.

Her passion lies within alternative learning such as, Kahn Academy, the Cosmos, and NPR’s Radio Lab and Science Friday.