Christopher Johnson, University of South Carolina Upstate
Christopher Johnson, a junior at the University of South Carolina Upstate, is deeply involved in the civic health of the Spartanburg community in South Carolina. For the past three years, he has worked diligently with many different non-profits to address social connectedness and philanthropic involvement. Christopher regularly volunteers his time with local voting drives, recycling initiatives, and recruiting volunteers for the non-profits. He is a charismatic leader whom is capable of empowering and mobilizing individuals to make a change in the community. His passion for giving back to the community has enabled him to be a leader both on and off campus, and as he prepares for a career in public relations, his experiences will translate into significant improvements in the community.