2023 Ocbina Future Business Leaders Scholarship Recipient

Garrett Johnson

Regis Jesuit High School

2023 International Leadership & Business Internship

Garrett Johnson is excited to be participating in the International Leadership and Business Internship this summer. He is grateful to have the opportunity to learn more about the business world and be alongside likeminded people. He chose this program because he is interested in starting his own business in the future. Garrett also is looking forward to meeting the business men and women who will be leading this internship.

As a rising Senior at Regis Jesuit High School, Garrett is a dedicated gold honor student who is enrolled in both Advanced Placement and Honors courses. Currently, Garrett is part of the Future Business Leaders of America and Diversity Action Group clubs. He recently won the district championship and competed in the state event for FBLA. Garrett works with the Diversity Action Group to create a more inclusive environment at Regis. Garrett also plays on his school's Varsity Track team. Garrett started his landscaping company and spends most of his free time building up the company. If you don’t find Garrett cutting lawns, you will most likely find him in the Thrift store.

Garrett is looking forward to being able to make an impact on the world and on people around him. He is looking forward to meeting like minded people from across the world. Garrett’s goal is to study business is college and start his own company. He hopes that this internship will give him a window into the business world for him to look through.

About Blushel OcbinaLI Board Vice Chair; Organizational Change Management Leader

Blushel has been involved with Leadership Initiatives since 2005 when she established and managed LI's programs in the Philippines. Following the conclusion of her contract in 2007, Blushel became an active volunteer and supporter of the organization, eventually joining the advisory board in 2009 and serving as its chair in 2012.

Blushel joined the LI Board in 2013 and has been serving as its vice-chair since. Blushel brings to Leadership Initiatives her passion for community service and development.

Blushel is an alumna of the University of Southern California. Since 2004, she has been serving the needs of public, private, and civic organizations in the areas of strategic communications, change management, marketing, branding, portfolio management, program management, project management, stakeholder management, proposal management, and business analysis/business process improvement.