Josh Lefkow served as an enlisted artilleryman in the United States Marine Corps from 2011-2015. During that time, he deployed to both Southeast Asia and Afghanistan. After completing his service, he attended Santa Monica College in Los Angeles before transferring to Columbia University, where he graduated from in 2020 with a degree in Political Science. While an undergraduate, he interned with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Counterterrorism Unit. He will attend Yale Law School as a member of the class of 2023.