Sam Downs grew up in Frederick, MD and graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Civil Engineering. During college, Sam was on the junior board of Sweet Water Outreach, a non-profit focusing on health, sanitation, and water access in Kenya and Tanzania. He also enjoyed helping run a weekly dinner for international students, to welcome them to campus, and build lasting friendships. He is excited to work with QVS and gain new intentional relationships while growing spiritually.
Sam also enjoys playing music, listening to music, mountain biking, skateboarding, skiing, and trying new activities and experiences. He is very excited to pursue learning, justice and equity, with compassion and kindness, at Nationalities Service Center as an Employment Readiness Case Manager.