Damon J. Clark, Harvard ‘17
Board Position: Vice President, Harvard Representative
Hometown: Assayi, New Mexico
Concentration: Social Studies
Tribal Affiliation: Diné
Damon J. Clark is Tó’áhání (Near the Water Clan) and born for Tábąąhá (Near the Water’s Edge Clan).
Mr. Clark is a rising junior at Harvard College and in Cabot House. He is involved with Native Americans at Harvard College as Vice President and Ivy Native Council Representative. At Harvard, Mr. Clark has been involved with the Freshmen Harvard Crew team, Shooting team, Harvard Financial Analysts Club, and the Institute of Politics.Damon enjoys watching films, traveling to other communities, trying new foods, and being home with family. Mr. Clark wants to study and address economic, political, and social issues, so he can improve the standards of living for his community, tribe, state, and nation. With the Ivy Native Council, Damon envisions great organizational and individual progress that would strengthen the community of ambitious, bright, and diverse Native students in the Ivy League. He also believes in supporting current, former, and prospective members in their mission and pursuit of a degree. Mr. Clark wants to provide more social, professional, and academic opportunities to members while also providing resources for the organization to develop and benefit many communities. Mr. Clark is honored to serve as Vice President of an organization of great responsibility and opportunity.