Born and raised in Acton, Massachusetts, Will Hemond strongly believes in speaking up when rules are unfairly broken and in spending his time serving the communities which support those around him. He brought his passion for systemic improvement with him to Vanderbilt, where in his service as an Ingram Scholar he worked with Friends of Radnor Lake, an organization that protects Radnor Lake State Park and supports local community interests through environmental education and land acquisition. Additionally, he has joined other Vanderbilt students in working for a branch of the Nashville International Center for Empowerment to help local immigrants prepare for the United States citizenship exam, demonstrating his commitment to upholding the ultimate processes of law and governance. Will is a member or leader of numerous organizations across campus, and finds his passion in working within these organizations to strengthen the Vanderbilt community. Will intends to attend law school after graduation to serve in the international arbitration space between China and the United States.