Meet Madysen Forney, IGNITE's 22-23 Atlanta Fellow

Madysen Forney is IGNITE’s Atlanta Fellow. She is a Junior Political Science major from Roseville, Michigan, residing in McDonough, Georgia and is currently attending Clark Atlanta University. Madysen humbly serves as Student Government Association Chief of Staff and previously served as Freshman Class Representative and Sophomore Class Vice President. Madysen is an aspiring first-generation law student planning to serve in the legal field of Human and Civil Rights to promote equitable change across the nation. She is a PLUS Program Scholar through the Law School Admissions Council “LSAC” and a recipient of the community advocacy and support award by Grace Baptist Church. Outside of her campus involvement, she sits on the board of an educational nonprofit, Project Y.E.S., Incorporated, where she serves as Youth Advisor. She has remained committed to service through mentorship, state and local government, research on education and health equity and public policy in the state of Georgia. Madysen’s dedication stems from her mother introducing service to her at age ten, setting a foundation that inspires her to implore others to remain engaged in service and civic engagement. As a well-rounded college student, she has undeniably remained focused on her academics, maintaining an above-average gpa of 3.7. Madysen has aspirations of running for a political office one day and in seeking that position hopes to continue to serve communities of all backgrounds. In her future endeavors she would like to produce greater philanthropic efforts through her own nonprofit in all capacities in hopes of inspiring the next generation of phenomenal community leaders. For Atlanta inquiries, please contact Madysen at

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