Stephen Robinson - Economic Development Graduate Assistant

School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPCE)

Stephen_500x500_thumb.pngBachelors in Political Science, Modern European Studies and Honors Minors.

Master's in Public Administration

Hometown: Richmond, Virginia

What pronouns do you use? He/Him

My name is Stephen Robinson, and I am in the Public Administration program at JMU. I hope to one day give back to my community in Henrico County, Virginia by working for or alongside the local government to make the lives of everyday citizens easier. In my free time, I enjoy reading, playing sports, and relaxing with my friends. I also like to travel, having visited over eight different countries and living in Germany for four years.

Q:  What do you love most about JMU? 

A:  “What I love most about JMU is the community. The people here are all so kind and welcoming. Even though there are over 20,000 students at the school, it really does feel like a tight-knit family.”

Q:  Where do you see yourself professionally in 5 years?

A:  “In five years, I see myself working for the Henrico County government in some capacity. Although I do not know exactly what I’d like to do, I know that my passions lie with serving the community.”

Q:  What is most exciting to you about working with SPCE?

A:  “The most exciting thing about working with SPCE is the ability to learn and develop new skills. I expect my time at SPCE will be filled with new and challenging experiences that can allow me to grow professionally.” 

Q:  What are your hobbies?

A:  “In my free time I like to play sports (mostly Lacrosse and Soccer), read, and play video games.”

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Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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