Astrophysics and Public Policy
Jack Larimer was president of his school’s chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a leader in his church’s youth group, and run cross country. He also spent free time working as a representative in his school’s student council, planning and running a bi-annual retreat through the club HOPE, in which he was also an officer, and helping out with his school's robotics team. He also enjoys playing basketball with friends, working out, or relaxing at home. He was a counselor at a summer camp in Ozark, Illinois for five weeks. After studying physics and public policy at UT, he hopes to advise political candidates on issues of science and technology, working towards his goal of becoming an executive in NASA or a United States Congressman.