2017 Jorge Campos
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Jorge Campos

Biography

Jorge Campos is a rising Senior at Harvard with an interest in Public Policy and Urban Development. He graduated as valedictorian at Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles. Jorge is a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar, a Dell Scholar, Coca-Cola Scholar and a Fortis Fellow among others. Outside of the classroom he leads the Advisory Committee on Race Relations at Harvard College that oversees 90+ student cultural groups, is the House Committee Chair for his residential community, and every month volunteers to mentor under-represented communities across the country. Last Summer, he worked with Amgen’s Global Health Economics team in Los Angeles. Ask him about the new skills he learns every year, (2020: Chess, Skateboarding, Screenprinting, Piano, and French).


High school:  Manual Arts High School

Degrees

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

News and Highlights

Jorge Campos (MS '17)

Building Community: Jorge Campos, MS '17, was recognized as one of just two 2020 Aloian Memorial Scholars by Harvard for his dedication to making Currier House a more welcome, accessible, and supportive place for all students. Jorge's enthusiasm and brightness has been key in forging bonds across class years and diverse groups and he helped to establish House Cinema, Tea Time, and Study Nights.