With the opportunity to speak on behalf of his graduating class, Nuru International Founder and CEO gave an impassioned speech about the idea that is America while calling on all Presidential Leadership Scholars to dare greatly. The Bush Institute posted A Strong Call of Duty: Jake Harriman’s Presidential Leadership Scholar Graduation Speech.
In his closing, Jake introduced Presidents Bush and Clinton, who both humorously expressed their enjoyment of Jake’s remarks. For their comments, read the New York Times piece, A Bush and a Clinton Side by Side on Stage, and Not a Political Zinger Between Them.
To learn more about the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, read Jake’s Top 10 Takeaways from each session. Applications for the second class of Presidential Leadership Scholars opened on July 9, 2015 at www.presidentialleadershipscholars.org.