Ellis (Reeves) Moseley ’21 was born and raised in Argyle, Texas and came to UNC for the experience of living in a different part of the country. He became a Kenan Scholar because of the opportunities it offers to explore the interconnections of public service and business/entrepreneurship as well as the opportunity to work closely with Kenan-Flagler faculty on a research project.
The political science and economics double major has interned for Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Michael Burgess of Texas where he focused on small business development and millennial civic engagement. Reeves is very active in student life at Carolina. As a Buckley Public Service Scholar, he enjoys volunteering with various organizations, especially the North Carolina Special Olympics. He has served as a student senator since his first semester when he introduced the university’s first “Mental Health Awareness Week” bill to promote healthy living on and around campus. He also serves as the executive assistant to the UNC Student Body President. He has worked on Pi Kappa Alpha’s executive board as secretary, co-philanthropy chair and now as vice president of external affairs. Reeves serves as a Fellows Ambassador for the UNC Institute of Politics and as a student representative on the Student Fee Audit Committee, the Student Organizations Council and the Carolina Union Board of Directors.
Upon graduation, Reeves hopes to attain his JD/MBA degree from the University of Texas, and later serve the country as a Navy JAG attorney. After that, he hopes to return to his native Texas where he will continue his commitment to public service.