Jarrett Skorup is a policy analyst and digital engagement manager at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He is also the content manager for Michigan Capitol Confidential. Prior to his current position, Skorup was a research associate at the center.
Skorup is a graduate of Grove City College with degrees in history and political science. He also studied economics and religion. While there, he was captain of the college's wrestling and Ultimate Frisbee teams. He was a student fellow at the Center for Vision & Values, the school's research and scholarship think tank.
His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, MLive, the Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, and many newspapers across the country.
A native of Sandwich, Ill., Skorup is an avid fan of the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls. Besides studying and writing about public policy, he officiates high school wrestling. In his free time, Skorup also volunteers with his church, serves on committees with the local Chamber of Commerce, and works in the schools through Junior Achievement.
He lives in Midland, Mich., with his wife Karen and children Grayson and Reagan.