Wessley Burns is a May 2018 graduate of Missouri State University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Spanish, a Bachelor of Arts degree in global studies and a minor in international relations. Wessley grew up in Stockton, MO and graduated from Stockton High School. At MSU, he was the vice president of Leaders in Community Service where he did volunteer work for a variety of community agencies in Springfield. One such agency was A Sporting Chance, where he worked with youth with disabilities to help them participate in sports. Wessley also served as the assistant general manager of the Ozark Generals and assisted in creating partnership fundraising games and instructional baseball camps with the Boys and Girls Club and the Miracle League. After his service with MCAC, he plans to return to school and get a master's degree in international relations."