wvu sophomore majoring in political science
Charlie Long, hailing from Charleston, West Virginia, is a sophomore political science major and philosophy minor at West Virginia University. The environments in which Long thrives most are those where he can give people hope and help them reach their full potential. This passion has arisen from his personal experiences with self-doubt and emotional turmoil. In his talk, Long explores these experiences in-depth, revealing how he conquered them and grew to be comfortable in his own skin, no matter where he is in life. Following his undergraduate studies, Long aspires to obtain a law degree in order to channel his passion for assisting others into a legal career. He has already accrued legal experience through working at WV Public Defender Services as a summer intern and becoming involved in undergraduate legal research. Additionally, he has tried to make his mark on the WVU campus in various capacities, such as serving as the Attorney General of the WVU Student Government Association.