Growing up in rural middle Georgia, Joey Wozniak rode the bus after school everyday to his mother’s classroom trailer - making it in time for the last 30 minutes of her Civics and Government course for well over a decade. Even though he spent the majority of his time in her class drinking Capri Suns and doodling on Paint, he was ingrained with a passion for active civic participation and improving our democratic experience. Joey graduated from Mercer University in 2015, where he served as Student Government President during his Junior year. Immediately after college, Joey launched the first Division 1 Conference Championship for Voter Participation, SoCon Votes, and joined forces with Sam to help replicate this concept elsewhere. Since then, the Big Ten Voting Challenge has launched, with many more challenges on the way.