The Strategic Initiatives and Urban Engagement unit welcomes new graduate research associate Solomon Garner. He obtained his Bachelor’s of Science degree from The Ohio State University, majoring in Community Leadership with a Leadership Specialization and a minor in Youth Development. He also has an Organizational Leadership Certificate from Otterbein University. He is pursuing his Master’s degree through the department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership. With a passion for helping people, a part of his belief is to give back and build for the future. Solomon is a native to Columbus, Ohio and in his downtime, he’s out with his dog, completing a fitness routine, or trying a new restaurant or venue.