Andrew Brennen

Andrew Brennen

Senior Advisor & Co-Founder

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Andrew Brennen (he/him) is a senior advisor and co-founder of the Kentucky Student Voice Team. He previously served as Student Director, during which he led the successful #PowerballPromise campaign that restored $14 million for low-income student scholarships in 2016. Andrew is now a National Geographic Explorer and Education Fellow supporting youth led movements and organizations around the globe.

Andrew has held communications and strategy positions in a number of organizations, including the Obama Foundation, McKinsey & Company, and Hattaway Communications. Andrew graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in political science and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Education Policy and Management from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.


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Uncovering the Tripwires to Postsecondary Success
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May 15, 2016

Student Perspectives Essential to Understanding Gaps

February 4, 2016

Powerball Promise Testimony for House Postsecondary Education Budget Review Subcommittee

June 14, 2015

Affordability and the College Dropout Crisis

March 23, 2015

The Country is Watching Us

March 18, 2015

Students Plan Monday Rally in Frankfort for House Bill 236

February 8, 2015

Student Voice Team "Does Democracy"

December 15, 2014

Request for Fayette County Public Schools to Endorse Efforts to Amend Laws to Add Student Representation

November 10, 2014

Involve Students in Search for Fayette County Superintendent

June 10, 2014

Student Voice Team Thanks Gov. Beshear, Legislators for Restoring School Funding

March 12, 2014

Students at the Core of Legislation

March 6, 2014

Time for a Change in Kentucky's School Funding

December 18, 2013

Testimony on Teacher Effectiveness