Jaylen Bradley is a first-year graduate student at the McCourt School of Public Policy in the Masters in Public Policy (MPP) program. He is also pursuing his Juris Doctorate (J.D). Jaylen is a Detroit, Michigan native. Before starting McCourt, he graduated a semester early in December 2020 from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Sociology with a minor in Law, Justice, and Social Change. During and after his undergraduate experience, his commitments involved diversity, equity, and inclusion work, witnessing politics at every level: non-profits, local, state, federal, and international with various elected officials and community activists, and participated in juvenile justice advocacy work as a policy researcher with The National Center for Youth Law and The Mid-Atlantic Juvenile Defender Center (MAJDC) at the Georgetown Law Juvenile Justice Center. When he is not working or studying, he enjoys traveling, trying new food, socializing with friends/family, and listening/dancing to various music.