Being the Change

Discovering the secret


By Sarah Chase (’17)

An active member of Community Service-Learning, a teacher’s assistant and a psychology major with an Honors College interdisciplinary minor, Jésus Armenta (’19) made the most of his time at JMU. In the summer of 2018, Jésus embarked on a monthlong trip to Scandinavia to study two of the happiest nations on earth, Denmark and Sweden, to determine what conditions and behaviors produce meaningful lives. “No place is perfect,” he says, “but I started to see a larger picture of humanity itself, including how I can identify a problem and how I can fit into a solution.”

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Published: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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