500,000 Strong

More than 500,000 high school students have participated in JSA since its founding in 1934. If you’re one of them, welcome back.

Whether you were a governor or summer school student, a chapter member or a member of your regional cabinet, JSA undoubtedly played an important role in making you the person you are today. Time and time again, alumni tell us, “JSA changed my life.”

The JSA Alumni Association provides a variety of services and events specifically for alumni:


JSA Now! Newsletter

JSA Now! Newsletter

Our quarterly alumni newsletter, JSA Now!, keeps readers current with JSA today. In addition to news about the program and new developments, it provides updates on alumni and alumni events.

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Attend JSA Alumni Events

Alumni Events

Each year, alumni across the US host events to help JSA’ers reconnect. From happy hours to debate watch parties, you can find the closest get-together on our Alumni Events page.

View the events calendar.



Get Involved

Get Involved

We are looking for alumni who would like to help lead our Alumni Association! These individuals spearhead outreach programs, coordinate happy hours and other alumni events, and work with the Junior State Foundation staff to achieve shared goals in marketing, development, and strategy. If you would like to learn more, please email Daniel Ingram, JSA Alumni Association Chair, at



Give the Difference

Give the Gift

Give the gift of JSA to a new generation of leaders!

The Junior State operates in 600 high schools across 33 states. Each year, the program engages more than 11,000 students, giving them the resources and environment they need to grow as leaders. By giving to JSA, you help support the largest student-run organization in the country, doing your part to make sure every student who wants to participate in JSA can—regardless of family income.