Kendrick Peterson is a 1st year Dual Degree Master’s of Public Policy student at the Goldman School of Public Policy and Juris Doctorate student at Berkeley Law. Throughout Kendrick’s academic career he has gravitated towards positions in law and public policy that allow him to make an impact. While at his undergraduate institution, alongside his participation in marching band and his presidency of the sole LGBTQ+ undergraduate organization, his studies concentrated in Political Science, Business Economics, and Public Policy. However, as an JD/MPP graduate student, as well as a former fellow at Columbia's African American Policy Forum, the Human Rights Campaign and South Bend Juvenile Justice Center his current passions include impact Higher Education litigation, policy memo construction and varying Law practice areas. He is an alumnus of the National Bill and Melinda Gates Millennium, Questbridge, International Benjamin A. Gilman, Harvard PPLC and PPIA fellowship programs, and hopes to carry the mission of these organizations into his professional career.