George Simons was raised in Covington, Washington, the youngest of four children. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salvador, Brazil, and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from BYU-Idaho. After graduating, George spent his time working on political campaigns and enjoying outdoor recreation.
In 2017, George returned to Brazil to serve as a fellow for the Center in São Paulo. This is his third year serving on the Student Executive Committee, and this year he serves on the transportation team. Most recently, George has started working full-time on his legal technology company SoloSuit.com.