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Jenna Riel


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Jenna Riel

Senior Spotlight: Jenna Riel

Degrees (+minors, certificates, etc.)
Criminal Justice major, Police Studies minor

Hometown: Richmond, KY

Student organizations / other accomplishments
Student Government Association – Positions held: Senator, Chair of the IT Committee, Student Court Justice
President – Lambda Alpha Epsilon
President – Justice, Safety, & Military Science Ambassadors
Honors Scholar & Honors Program Peer Mentor
Dean’s Office Student Worker for 3 years
2023 Homecoming Royal Court

Department of Criminal Justice Training- Training Operations Division
EKU Government Relations Intern, Legal Intern at Purdy Law Firm
Legislative Intern for Commonwealth of Kentucky Legislative Research Commission- Colonels at the Capitol Internship Program

Post-Graduation Plans: Law school

Career Goals:
Become a prosecutor

What did you enjoy most about your time at EKU?
During my time at EKU, I most enjoyed meeting so many wonderful individuals and making so many amazing lifelong friends.

College of Justice, Safety, and Military Science

521 Lancaster Avenue
Stratton 354
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3565

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