2017 Jorge Campos
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Jorge Campos


Jorge Campos is a sophomore at Harvard. He graduated as valedictorian at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles. He is a National Hispanic Scholar and an AP Scholar with Distinction. An internship at an investment bank, where he worked on bond offerings for cities all over California, piqued his interest in urban development. Jorge captained the Academic Decathlon team, founded the Health Justice Council, and served as the South LA Representative on the Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council. He currently studies economics at Harvard University. Outside of school, he leads the Partnerships team at Peerlift, an organization that focuses on increasing access to education resources in under-represented communities across the country.

High school:  Manual Arts High School


College Year Degree
Harvard College
Cambridge, MA
2021 B.S. Economics