Andrew J. Campbell was born in the Central Valley of California where he lived for twenty-three years. While studying at Oakdale High School, Andrew had the great privilege of traveling to the United Kingdom and Ireland as a Student Ambassador in the People-to-People International Program.
After graduating from Oakdale High School, Andrew studied business administration at Modesto Junior College where he also got heavily involved in student government and took a on-campus job as an Event Sales Cashier. Elected as the 2013 – 2014 President of the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College, Andrew strived to ensure that all student voices were heard and funds were spent wisely. In addition to his service as President, Andrew was honored to represent all community college students in the California Central Valley as one of three Region V Senators in the Student Senate for California Community Colleges. During his two years with the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, Andrew served as Chair of both the Relations with Local Senates Committee and the Resolutions Committee. Simultaneously with his second term in the Student Senate for California Community Colleges, Andrew was elected by the student bodies of both Modesto Junior College and Columbia College to serve as the Student Trustee to the Yosemite Community College District Board of Trustees.
Upon conclusion of his service as Student Trustee, Andrew joined the Campaign for College Opportunity’s 2014 – 2015 Community College Completion Corps. In the Completion Corps, Andrew worked with numerous other student leaders across the state to advocate for basic skills funding and brainstormed ways that community colleges can better serve their student populations.
As his various student government positions were coming to a close, Andrew was hired on as a Student Services Representative for the Modesto District Office of Congressman Jeff Denham. As the primary outreach arm between Congressman Denham and the student populations of Stanislaus County, Andrew worked diligently to ensure that students were well informed of federal education assistance programs.
After his official graduation from Modesto Junior College with two Associate degrees in business administration, Andrew was appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to serve as the Voting Student Member on the California Community Colleges Board of Governors where he represented 2.3 million community college students. During this time, Andrew was also welcomed as an Associate Intern at the public affairs firm of Bicker, Castillo & Fairbanks. Following his term on the Board of Governors and his service with Bicker, Castillo & Fairbanks, Andrew work in association management, office administration, accounting, and human resources.
In 2019, Andrew earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Behavior from University of the Pacific., and is now continuing to study toward a Master of Public Administration degree. Andrew currently works as an Accounting Manager at Canteen. .