Mackenzi Matthews ‘21

Hometown: Springfield, Illinois
Majors: Political Science and Public Policy
Future Plans: Pursue a career in politics


Transfer student Mackenzi Matthews is heavily involved in the Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Illinois Springfield. She is the parliamentarian and is currently working to rewrite parts of the SGA constitution and bylaws as chair of the Constitution and Rules Committee. On campus, she is also head delegate for the Model Illinois Government Club, treasurer of the Green Fee Committee and works at the Student Union. Following graduation from UIS, she plans to earn a master’s degree and pursue a career in politics. She hopes to one day become a United States Senator.

Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.

Posted on November 21, 2019