Ashlyn Covington is a senior at Utah Valley University who will be graduating with a degree in political science, a minor in constitutional studies with an emphasis in American government. She was born and raised in Mesa, Arizona and now lives in Provo, Utah. Ashlyn also worked for The Capital Research Center as an intern in Washington, DC. She hopes to pursue a career in politics, either by working for an interest group as a lobbyist on Capitol Hill, or as a political analyst. She enjoys serving those in need and participating in a number of political clubs on campus. Besides politics, her other hobbies include reading books, watching movies, traveling, swimming, and spending time with friends and family.