Prime Minister's Youth Awards Nominee 2013: John Powell
Category: International Achievement
John Powell, 20, was selected as the youngest and only Jamaican to represent Jamaica and the Caribbean at the United Nations Alliance of Civilization’s 5th Vienne Youth and Global Forums in Austria in 2013.
Fluent in both Spanish and French, John was selected as the winner of the LabCitoyen French competition in Jamaica, to represent Jamaica and the English speaking Caribbean in Paris and Nantes, France. Powell is the first and only international Stamps Leadership Scholar.
Currently, John is a student and representative of Barry University, Florida, USA. Powell is also a representative of the Stamp’s Leadership Program at the Undergraduate Scholar’s Programs Administrator’s Conference in San Antonio, Texas. His list of accolades goes on.