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Now...with all of that being said you are probably wondering what campus life is like. Check out this next section featuring two JSU TIGERS!
GRADUATE STUDENT FROM JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI
Career Goal: To become an anchor/reporter or news director
Honors: Tau Sigma, graduated Magna Cum Laude
"The yard was always lit on a Friday!”
What is your most memorable moment at JSU?
“My most memorable experience was Homecoming 2017. I was serving as the editor-in-chief of the student publications and I was in charge of interviewing all the artist performing at the Homecoming concert which included: Cardi B, Rich Homie Quan, Yo Gotti, MoneyBaggyo, and Lil Wayne. I was so excited.”
Which faculty/staff member inspired you the most throughout your college journey?
“One of my professors for the Mass Communication department, Bonnie Jackson, was very inspirational. I looked up to her because she cared, and she made sure students were her first priority. Ms. Jackson was selfless, knowledgeable, driven, and wise.”
What advice would you give a prospective student interested in enrolling?
“Come in being open minded. When I came to Jackson State, I had one idea of the university based off of what I remember seeing growing up because my family went there and it was not even a mile away from my high school. Jackson State has so much more to offer and I was surprised about what I learned about the university when I first got there.”
Studying in the library or partying on the yard?
“Partying on the yard of course! I’m down for a turn up with no drama any day. That is actually really bad to say but it is true. The yard was always lit on a Friday!”
“If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” -Shirley Chisholm
CLASS OF 2018 GRADUATE FROM LOS ANGELES, CA
Major: Mass Communications with a Political Science minor
On campus organizations: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., JSU NAACP, Campus Activity Board, Blue and White Flash News
"I came into JSU wanted to be a Sports Journalist and now I am striving to become a Activist, Author, as well as Political and Social activists.”