Johnny Thurber grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and recently graduated from Wake Forest University where he majored in psychology and minored in film and media studies. He served on the executive board as Event Support Director for TEDxWakeForestU 2017. In this role, he recruited, organized, and trained 40 volunteers for the biggest TEDx conference on the East coast. After serving with Impact America, Johnny plans to go to medical school to pursue a career as a psychiatrist.

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love watching films and analyzing them from various perspectives. I also like to walk and play with my dog, an enormous golden-doodle named Gumbo.