Jonathan Dabel was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but grew up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jonathan now lives in Mississippi and majors in economics at The University of Mississippi. At UM he serves as students body senator, student assistant to the vice-chancellor of diversity, and a member of the university’s first-gen task force. Jonathan is an inspiring economist with a deep passion to find solutions to economic inequality. He draws inspiration from and is thankful for his mother who he grew up with—he believes that her qualities of courage, perseverance, and wholeheartedness inspired him the be the person he is today.
Field placement: Good Samaritan Center