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Alfred Jackson ’17

By Loyola University on Tue, 07/24/2018 - 14:05

Entrepreneur, Venture for America Fellow

Alfred is currently interning at Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program and is a national Venture for America fellow. Through this fellowship, he will learn how to build businesses while making an impact on the world and the community. He previously interned for the Rock Hill Department of Housing and Neighborhood Services, Northwestern Mutual, and the New Orleans Mayor’s Office.

“I came to Loyola University New Orleans with the intentions of being ‘my own man.’ I quickly realized that this was not the right attitude. I learned that we are called a ‘wolf pack’ for a reason. It’s important to build relationships, and I depend upon my peers and community to motivate me along the way. With this holistic support, I was able to grow as a leader, make great decisions, and learn more about myself and what I hope to be in the future.”