Yaw Kesse ‘17

Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Political Science
Future Plans: Work in state government

University of Illinois Springfield political science major Yaw Kesse has a passion for public service. Kesse has spent the summer interning at the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services in Springfield where he works in the Bureau of Collections. He credits UIS for the internship opportunity saying it has helped prepare him for his future career. At UIS, Kesse is a member of the Upsilon Xi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He was previously involved in Student Activities Committee (SAC) and served as host for the 2016 UIS Homecoming Pep Rally. Following graduation from UIS, Kesse plans to continue his career in public service and hopes to find a job with the State of Illinois.

Leadership is lived at UIS. Every day.


Posted on August 17, 2017