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Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson

Director of Forensics


Biography:

Jeremy has been Director of Forensics for the Penn State Speech & Debate Society since the fall of 2013. He primarily organizes competitive travel, coaching both parliamentary debate and individual speech events. As an undergrad, Jeremy was an American Forensic Association All-American competitor for Ripon College in Ripon, Wisconsin. There he competed in every individual event as well as parliamentary debate, reaching national outrounds five times, including a finalist position at the 2010 Interstate Oratory Contest and a championship in Forensics Criticism at the 2012 National Forensic Association tournament. He has coached at both the high school and collegiate levels and works every summer at the Florida Forensic Institute, coaching extemporaneous speaking for high school students. Many of those students have reached up through semi-finals at the National Forensic League National Tournament.