Jillian Sarver

McConnell Scholar Class of 2027


Jillian Sarver, of Elizabethtown, Ky., is a member of the McConnell Scholar Class of 2027 at the University of Louisville. She plans to study criminal justice with minors in political science and creative writing. 

Honors & Awards

  • University of Louisville Honors College

Campus & Extracurricular Activities

  • University of Louisville Army ROTC
  • Morale Team, raiseRED Dance Marathon

Internships & Work Experience

  • Lifeguard Supervisor, American Legion Waterpark
  • Programs Assistant, City of Elizabethtown Parks and Recreation Department 

Community Service

  • raiseRED Dance Marathon
  • Forever Homes for Paws
  • Feeding America

High School

Jillian is a graduate of Elizabethtown High School, where she served as Beta Club vice president, student council Sales Committee head, was a member of the Elizabethtown Theatre Guild, swam for the varsity swim team, and was team captain for the varsity lacrosse team. She was the recipient of the National Army ROTC Scholarship. Jillian is the daughter of Kristen and Michael Sarver. 

I am ecstatic to have the possibility of experiencing a community such as the McConnell Scholars Program. Through the program, I am certain the opportunities presented to me will be most enriching and exciting, granting me the chance to learn and grow as a student and individual. I cannot wait to flourish under the guiding hand of the McConnell Center.