Andrew Ju - CopyPlacement: Controller’s Office, City Services Auditor’s Unit

My Hometown: Los Angeles

My Education: BA International Relations, Global Business – USC, cum laude, Dean’s List

Selected Honors:

– Fulbright Fellowship at Seoul National University

– USC Global Scholar, USC Discovery Scholar, USC University Scholar

Selected Activities and Community Involvement: Assistant Editor in Chief at the Southern California International Review, research fellow at the Asia Institute, research intern at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Teaching Assistant at EduShare.

Why San Francisco is important to me: Though it is my first time living in this city, I have always known I would end up in San Francisco one day. A city rich with history for my family and for Asian-Americans in general, San Francisco represents an important part of a past larger than me. At the same time, San Francisco is one of the most exciting cities on the forefront of progressive politics and technology. I couldn’t be more excited to be in a city that embodies both a frontier mentality while retaining a powerful sense of historical identity.

Something unique about me: I spent a year abroad in Seoul doing research on nuclear energy policy on a Fulbright fellowship. I also became a certified insurance agent in California on a whim and have biked around Europe with friends.