Grant is a rising senior at Trinity
Classical Academy in Valencia, CA. He has been involved with
Young America's Foundation since March of 2012, when he first
attended the Reagan Ranch High School Conference in Santa Barbara,
CA. The conservative principles espoused by speakers like Michael
Reagan and Burt Folsom affirmed his own personal beliefs and
inspired him to take up the cause of conservatism.
January 2013, he founded a Young
Americans for Freedom chapter at Trinity and currently serves as
the chapter's Chairman. He led a group of 11 of his fellow
students to the Reagan Ranch High School Conference in March of
2013, and will lead a group of 14 students to the National High
School Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C. in July of 2013.
He and his fellow chapter members plan on hosting YAF's 9/11:
Never Forget project in the fall of 2013, and are currently
working hard to reach out to public high schools in their
Grant has the privilege of interning
this summer with YAF at the Reagan Ranch Center in Santa
Barbara. His involvement with YAF has fueled his desire to
see the preservation of America's constitutional ideals of freedom
and become part of the Conservative Movement.
For the past three years, he has led
his school's worship band, and also performs with several local
church worship bands, as well as a 65-piece orchestra during the
school year. He enjoys academics also, and particularly has a
passion for the humanities, mathematics, and sciences. He has
received numerous accolades in the academic arena, including
membership in the National Honor Society and California Scholarship
Federation, as well as Summa Cum Laude honors on the National Latin
Exam. This year, he was also nominated into the National Merit
Scholar scholarship competition. Some of his other interests
include music, surfing and golf.
Ronald Reagan serves as one of
Grant's many role models, with his undying pursuit of the
preservation of liberty and of the American dream. Grant hopes to
someday take part in that same pursuit. He loves his God and his
country, and is eager to serve them both!