Prior to serving as CEO, Mr. Harris directed 15 sessions of JSA’s summer school program at Stanford University and Georgetown University. He was also JSA’s Program Director for Southern California. Over his term at JSA, Mr. Harris specialized in program and curricula development, creating the popular student-run Congressional simulation format, and spearheading the organization’s urban outreach programs. As CEO, Mr. Harris modernized the organization’s marketing, led re-branding and strategic planning initiatives, and introduced innovative curriculum.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley in Political Science, and he graduated from the Executive Program for Non-profit Leaders at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.