Meeting Kendall Jones

For any organization, finding the future leaders and volunteers is a critical component to carrying on the greater purpose of the organization.

As I sat with various leaders, writers and SCI members this past week, it was clear there is a concern. A concern for finding the next generation hunters to not just be SCI members, but to begin training and mentoring to carry the weight of communicating the value and traditions of hunting, here at home and abroad.

Kendall Jones, the huntress from Texas who has made a name for herself by professionally handling the direct attacks of anti-hunting movement head on, was a fellow attendee to 2015 Safari Club International Convention and one of the younger people to attend this years convention.

This year’s recipient of the SCI Young Hunter Award was able to take a few minutes along with her manager, Justin Cook, to expand on the conversation on handling the pressures of anti-hunting tormentors and being a leader to others who share a love of hunting. because it is not just enough any longer to talk about what is happening and talk about action.

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