GREENVILLE, S.C. (February 1, 2017) – Micah Rea, a senior business administration major at Bob Jones University, has been selected to represent South Carolina at the 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast with President Donald J. Trump. The breakfast takes place February 2 in Washington D.C.
Rea, a resident of Greenville, is one of 80 student leaders chosen from among 3,500 individuals in over 120 nations to attend the breakfast. Guests for the event include royalty, members of the European Parliament; United Nations diplomats; European, Asian, African and Latin American elected officials; religious leaders; and U.S. and foreign business leaders.
Rea’s leadership experience includes representing BJU at the South Carolina Student Leadership Forum in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Rea, who has a minor in aviation, is the founder and president of Upstate Aeronautics and Premier Wing Aviation. He is actively involved in the Greenville community through organizing multiple events with nationally acclaimed speakers, helping small aviation businesses grow, organizing community outreach projects, and building relationships with area leaders.
In addition to the National Prayer Breakfast, Rea will attend a student conference in Annapolis, Maryland, which will include keynote addresses by political leaders, group breakout sessions, panel discussions and more.