Jesse Nuese Yaker

Originally from Madison, Wisconsin, Jesse enlisted in the US Army at 19 years old and served in the 82nd Airborne Division as an infantryman and a paratrooper from 2012 through 2016, including a nine month deployment to southern Afghanistan. Upon leaving the service, he spent one year at the Community College of Denver before transferring to Columbia University, where he is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Political Science.