Undergraduate Student Representative
Jamal D. Ross is a current 4th-year student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University pursuing a dual degree in Political Science with a legal studies option and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, which is housed within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Jamal reigns from Amelia Courthouse, Virginia—a small rural town located in central Virginia and about a 3-hour drive from the town of Blacksburg. As an undergraduate student, Jamal finds joy in working within different organizations on and off campus and with campus partners that promote inclusivity, engagement, and Ut Prosim. He is a member of Phi Alpha Delta (Pre-law Fraternity), Pi Sigma Alpha, Student Alumni Association, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Ambassador, PPE Ambassador, Undergraduate Student Senate, Hokie Ambassadors, Weeks of Welcome Leader, and a Ut Prosim Fellow in addition to serving as the 2022-23 Board of Visitors Undergraduate Representative. He also serves as the Director of Arts and Culture for the Black Student Association and Philanthropy/Fundraising Chair for the Black Organizations Council (BOC). His motivation for involvement and leadership thrives from working to make not only an impact but a positive impact with great intention. His main focus and leadership approach is centered around the four pillars of representation, exemplification, implementation, and diversification.