Aashna Rana is a senior at the Orange County School of the Arts in Southern California. She serves as the Governor of Southern California, the most populous state in the Junior State of America, a nationwide student-led organization focused on civic engagement and leadership of high school students across the country. Aashna first got interested in politics through her experiences with the charter school system and delved into the area of educational policy. Since then, she has grown to love learning about a variety of political issues in her community. Aashna loves to be a leader, learning through discussion, the arts, and meeting new people.
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