Council term: 2016-2018

Scout entered the New Jersey child welfare system at the age of 14 and primarily stayed in kinship placements until he aged out of the system at age 21. Despite struggling with mental health issues, he was able to graduate high school on time and transition to college with the financial assistance from a local nonprofit serving foster youth. Currently studying public administration, Scout is planning for a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Organization Management with a possible future of law. Scout is a political enthusiast. He spends most days following esoteric issues of our nation and the world.