Jesse Hawkins is a 29-year-old who has dealt with ADD his entire life. He lives in Urbandale, Iowa, and works in the banking industry. His volunteerism and disability advocacy journey began in South Carolina in the late 90’s where another classmate with a disability led him to the Special Olympics. He has continued his support for the Special Olympics in Iowa.
Jesse serves as the SILC Vice President. In addition to his SILC work, he also serves as the co-chair of a workplace diversity council supporting and advocating for those with diverse abilities.
When not working or volunteering, Jesse can be found spending time with his wife and their dog, as well as working on a dual major Master’s in Business Administration and Data Analytics at the University of Iowa campus in downtown Des Moines.