Cook Leadership Academy Fellows — our students — are put through a rigorous curriculum of training, assessment, and practice designed to instill leadership excellence.
With his free time, Ollie enjoys reading books (preferably on a beach), traveling, hiking, and cooking.
Ollie is passionate about influencing people to maximize their potential and chasing after their dreams.
He believes that are two key elements to seeking success: 1) Be curious and 2) Find what it is you are passionate about and run with it.
Among other extracurricular activities, Ollie exhibits his leadership qualities as President of the GVSU Law Society, and was voted by his teammates onto the Leadership Council for the 2016 GVSU football team.
Each applicant must meet the criteria of high academic achievement, active involvement in the campus community, dedication to the public good, a passion to lead, and a commitment to personal growth.
Through observation, mentoring, and practice, the fellows learn the behaviors and attitudes of ethical, effective leaders through more than 70 contact hours per fellow per year.Our fellows gain access to a myriad of opportunities to advance their leadership skills. Ollie Ajami – Legal Studies and Marketing Ollie Ajami is seeking a Bachelors of Business Administration degree and is majoring in Legal Studies and Marketing at Grand Valley State University.Striving to push himself intellectually, Ollie applied and was admitted into the Frederick Meijer Honors College.He is entering his 4th year at Grand Valley State Univeristy.Ollie is native to Dearborn, Michigan, and was offered a scholarship to play football at GVSU.Upon graduating from Grand Valley State University, Ollie plans to attend law school.