Jamar White

Jamar White, a freshman Educational Legacy and Mischa Dorr-Ames scholar at McDaniel College, was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Jamar completed his secondary education at Oxon Hill High School as a Science and Technology scholar. His passions for civic leadership, education, and making change prompted him to get involved in student government at the school, county and state levels. Through serving on the Maryland Association of Student Council’s executive board, Jamar was able to teach workshops on diversity and leadership across the state of Maryland, as well as at international conventions. Jamar’s progression to college only increased his love for civics and culture. At McDaniel College, he serves as the Vice President of the Black Student Union and as an Undergraduate Student Government Senator representing the class of 2020. Jamar, a political science major specializing in international studies, has plans to pursue a career in international law and development, to make sure students around the globe have the resources they need to be dangerously educated.