Golden Key
Marvil Michaels

Marvil Michaels

  • Title:Member
  • Chapter:University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Role:Chapter Advisor
  • Country:USA

I am an Accounting and Chinese student at UNLV.  I am happy to be the Literacy and Service Director for our Golden Key Chapter!  Service has always been important to me ever since I started volunt ...

Member Story

I am an Accounting and Chinese student at UNLV.  I am happy to be the Literacy and Service Director for our Golden Key Chapter!  Service has always been important to me ever since I started volunteering at my brother's Special Olympics- I was hooked!  I felt that each time I helped at an event, I got more out of it than the people I was supposed to be helping.  I never left without a huge smile on my face. 

When I studied abroad in China I continued to serve.  I started to coordinate with the nonprofits in the city of Chengdu and also with the international students that were in my dorm.  Before I knew it we were doing weekly service projects with disabled kids, biweekly English corners, and monthly food drop-offs at a nursing home.  My final project was a huge entertainment night at the nursing home that peaked the interest of the local news and before I knew it, it was being streamed out to over 14 million people! 

I hope my experience in service and working with kids will be an aid to our chapter and help it to shine bright.  I am honored to be a part of the UNLV Golden Key chapter and excited to see what the year will bring.

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