Appointed to Nebraska Legislature: Jan. 9, 2019, to replace Dan Watermeier, who resigned; elected 2020
Born May 2, 1996, in Lincoln.
Education: Graduate of Auburn High School, 2014; Yale University (bachelor’s degree in political science), 2018. Attending University of Nebraska College of Law
Occupation: student, paralegal
Former: paraprofessional, Auburn Public Schools.
Member: St. Paul Lutheran Church. Former member: counselor, American Legion Auxiliary Girls State, 2018; volunteer assistant track coach, Auburn High School.
Honors and awards: 2020 Forbes 30 Under 30; 2019 Young Republican Legislator of the Year, Young Republican National Federation; 2013 American Legion Girls Nation. Republican.