Dennis Jing is a legal assistant at American Progress. Jing graduated from the University of Michigan in 2016 with a major in political science. He has studied British and American citizenship and legal systems through the University of Kansas at the University of Cambridge. Previously, he worked on a New York City mayoral campaign and interned at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. He considers Thurgood Marshall and Preet Bharara to be his legal role models. He is also a second lieutenant in the National Guard. The son of Chinese immigrants, Jing is a born-and-bred New Yorker. Originally from Queens, he graduated from the Bronx High School of Science. Currently, he gets too invested in too many sports teams.