Jordan Thomas beat out 2000 other applicants to be named a Rhodes Scholar. He is one of only 32 selected from the United States this year. He will be heading to England in October for his masters at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar then going to law school for his JD,
Jordan Thomas is the son of Neil Thomas, NTU Vice President from American History High. Jordan is also a NPS graduate.
Jordan D. Thomas is a senior at Princeton University where he is majoring at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and double minoring in Portuguese Language and Culture and African-American Studies. He was a Fulbright Summer Institute Fellow at the University of Bristol where he studied the culture, heritage, and history of the U.K. He interned at the Office for Civil Rights’ Program Legal Group at the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Scholars in the Nation’s Service Initiative. At Princeton, Jordan was elected to be the co-chair of the community house executive board, where he oversees nine student-driven education projects to support under-represented youth in academic success. Jordan plans to study for an M. Phil. in Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation at Oxford.