CCNY LGBTQ+ Student Center Staff

Jake Nill (he/him)
Program Manager 

Jake graduated from CCNY in 2019 with a BA in Political Science and double-minors in Community Change Studies and Women and Gender Studies. Transferring to CCNY from Suffolk County Community College, Jake hit the ground running as a student leader, especially with our LGBTQ+ student community. He was president of CCNY’s LGBTQ+ Open Alliance Club and an intern with VOCAL-NY’s Queerocracy, an NYC LGBTQ+ youth community organizing group. Earlier this year, Jake earned his MA in Urban Affairs at Queens College. During graduate school, he served as an intern with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Young Leaders, as a Queens College Urban Studies Teaching Assistant (TA), and as a policy analyst intern for the Hetrick-Martin Institute. Jake’s master’s thesis is a call-to-action toolkit for New York City’s elected officials to more effectively understand and act to solve LGBTQ+ homelessness, especially among New York City youth. 

Jake is also a CCNY representative on the CUNY LGBTQI+ Council. He serves as co-chair of the Outreach & Online Presence Subcommittee and member of the CUNY LGBTQI+ Student Conference Subcommittee.

Alexander Henry(He/She/They)
College Assistant

Alexander born in Jamaica W.I Immigrated to the United States back in December of 2016 and has been on a new adventure ever since. Graduating with an associates in Liberal Arts at BMCC before transfering to CCNY. Here at CCNY they have now started to go down the path of a degree in psychology and also a minor in theater. Apart from academics, they are an avid lover of k-pop and Korean culture as they are apart of many active dance crews and directs and participates in many dance covers especially performing on stage and their favorite k-pop groups are April,WJSN and Fromis_9. They also love anime and perform. Along with their rediscovery in the arts of acting, Alex is also trying to gain their own love for themselves and their identity and making a mark on the world with their kindness and energy and wants to make other people not only see the love and value of themselves but also motivate them to showcase their best selves at all times.  

Last Updated: 04/12/2024 16:33