Passions fuelled by family

Economics found its way into Jake Lewis’ life almost immediately in high school, paving the way to a lifelong passion that would lead to a future at the University of Sydney.

 “I developed a deep interest into the subject, and I would often study extra hours for it because I enjoyed it so much,” he explains. “I began to follow the economy on a daily basis and develop an interest in the share market.”

Jake draws on his family roots to pursue his passion in economics. He is a proud Indigenous Australian with his family hailing from the Wiradjuri people and it’s their dedication that helps drive him to do as best he can in this new stage of his life.

“Spending time with my family is one of my favourite things to do,” he says, clearly drawing strength from their support. “My Indigenous heritage comes from my father’s side of the family. Helen Denise Lewis (formerly Helen Rivers)…

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