With his free time, Ollie enjoys reading books (preferably on a beach), traveling, hiking, and cooking.
Ollie is passionate about influencing people to maximize their potential and chasing after their dreams.
Cook Leadership Academy Fellows Where Emerging Leaders Prepare to Build Our Future Welcome to the Cook Leadership Academy! Cook Leadership Academy is a leader development program for 60+ undergraduate and graduate students during the academic year.
The program is co-curricular and cross-disciplinary — this year representing 52 different areas of study — and it provides numerous opportunities for student fellows to develop leadership excellence.
Upon graduating from Grand Valley State University, Ollie plans to attend law school.
He believes that are two key elements to seeking success: 1) Be curious and 2) Find what it is you are passionate about and run with it.
Among other extracurricular activities, Ollie exhibits his leadership qualities as President of the GVSU Law Society, and was voted by his teammates onto the Leadership Council for the 2016 GVSU football team.
He is entering his 4th year at Grand Valley State Univeristy.
Cook Leadership Academy Fellows — our students — are put through a rigorous curriculum of training, assessment, and practice designed to instill leadership excellence.Fellows are admitted to the Cook Leadership Academy for one or more years.