Jack Carson

Jack Carson

Booker T. Washington High School 

First in his class, Jack Carson is a National Merit semifinalist and U.S. Presidential Scholar candidate. He was selected for the Research Science Institute program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, after which he was hired as the first high school researcher in the MIT Jasanoff Lab. Before this, Carson worked on NASA/Federal Aviation Administration Geographic Information Systems while researching computational chemistry and artificial intelligence at the University of Tulsa. He has been appointed to the Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council and has served as president of the Tulsa Native Youth Board and multiple organizations at his school. He plans to pursue a double major in MIT, studying computation and neural systems as well as philosophy.