Jerrod Smith is a native of Barboursville, Virginia, and a graduate of Albemarle County High School. He attended Bucknell University where he majored in economics and political science. In 2013 Jerrod pursued a Master’s in Public Policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. He was selected as a 2014 Mayoral Fellow for the City of Chicago further renewing his commitment to involvement in local government. He graduated from Batten in 2015 and embarked on a career in finance.
He is currently a grants analyst for PRA Health Sciences in Charlottesville, Virginia.