Meet Our Fellows

Congressional PlacementCongressman Steven Horsford

InterestsFinance/Economics, Criminal Justice, Education

Fellowship Presented By

Rachel Gentry

Finance Fellow

Rachel Gentry is a 2020 graduate of the Southern University Law Center from Houston, Texas. She received her bachelor’s in Sociology from Louisiana State University in 2016. Prior to graduating law school, she served in the Army National Guard’s 1084th Transportation Co., achieving the rank of Specialist. During her tenure in law school, Ms. Gentry has worked in the Louisiana State Capitol as a Legislative Aide to State Senator Karen Carter Peterson during the 2018 Legislative Session and in the 2019 Legislative Session she worked for the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus as a Legislative Fellow. In the summer of 2019, she interned for the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. where she worked closely with the Continuity Programs personnel and gained knowledge about financial services policy in the United States. Recently, Ms. Gentry has spent her time working for the Louisiana Board of Regents doing policy and legislative affairs research for higher education within the state. Her future career goals are to use her law degree to effectively impact U.S. policy and governmental affairs arena in the country.