Reed Adlish was born and raised in Reno, Nevada. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Santiago, Chile where he developed a great love for the people and culture of Latin America. Upon returning from his mission, he attended Brigham Young University, where he majored in Economics and Spanish, with a special interest in economic development issues worldwide. He worked at the Missionary Training Center teaching Spanish, where he was able to further his interests in Latin America and religious issues in general. He is excited to continue his work with the people of Latin America. In his free time, Reed enjoys watching and playing any kind of sport, reading, and traveling. Reed was a 2016 ICLRS Student Fellow, working for part of the summer in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.