Brandon Folson is a third-year pre-law student at Loyola University Chicago (LUC), majoring in economics and legal philosophy. He is a LUC Cura Scholar Research Leader conducting research in economic systems that work best within the Lakota/Dakota culture. Brandon volunteers as the associate director of the International Business Society through the Quinlan School of Business. He is a LUC ACE scholar and an active member of Loyola University Chicago Chapter of Minorities in Philosophy. Driven by people and their potential, he aspires to devote his life to building healthier communities, on and off the reservation. After graduation, he intends to earn dual JD/MBA degrees and pursue a fulfilling career as an attorney and economic policy advisor to the tribal government. Brandon is originally from South Dakota.