Jillian Hamilton


Graduation Year – May 2026

Hometown – Chesterfield, VA

Do you speak any languages other than English? If so, which one(s)? – I know a little Spanish, but I wouldn’t say that I am fluent.

What is your major? If undecided, what field(s) are you considering? – Political Science and Leadership

What are your career and educational goals? – I would like to graduate and pursue a career in federal level crime management.

What are you most looking forward to about coming to CNU? – Meeting new people and experiencing new things

Please list the top three service areas or populations you are interested in working with as a Bonner. – International Interests, Education and Youth Development, Women’s Interest

What are you most looking forward to about being a Bonner? –Forming relationships with the people and the community around me while giving back to others

What past service experience has impacted you the most? – Tutoring young Richmond city students in many different educational areas

What are your hobbies and/or interests outside of academics and Bonner? – I love listening to music, hanging out with friends and family, being outside and staying politically active

List your favorite book, movie, musician/band, food, and/or quote. – Book: The Handmaids Tale; Movie: When Harry Met Sally, all things Marvel and the Conjuring Universe; Musician/Band: Elton John and The Beatles; Food: Pasta; Quote: “Dying is the day worth living for” – Captain Barbossa (Pirates of the Caribbean 3)

Share a little known fact about yourself. – I got to meet Gloria Steinem and listen to her speak about her life and experiences