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Jasmine Mitchell, Miss Morehouse College (907 hits)

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Year in School: Senior

Major/Minor: Political Science

Expected Graduation: 2016

Extracurricular Activities: Residence Hall Association Hall Council Representative 2013-2014 Peace and Love, an organization to raise awareness about domestic violence, Publicity Team 2013-2014 Chicago Student Union Founder and President 2013-2016 University of the West Indies Study Abroad Program Summer 2015 Morehouse Marketing Association Conclave Co-Chair 2014-2016 Mahogany N Motion Dance Team Member and Logistics Coordinator 2014-2016 Phi Alpha Delta Pre Law Fraternity Fall 2015 Initiate Young Democrats of America Community Service/ Voter Empowerment 2015-2016 Miss Kappa Alpha Psi of the Grand Pi Chapter 2015-2016 Hillary Clinton Campaign Fellow Summer 2015 NBCUniversal Fellow Summer 2016 Healing Souls Outreach Ministry Non-Profit Co-Founder 2014

Leisure Activities: In my leisure time, I enjoy dancing, reading, and meditating. I also spend my leisure time enjoying time with my family and friends. I regularly go to church and enriching my relationship with God. I try to consistently work to hone my writing and oratory skills as I try to better prepare myself for my postgraduate life.

Career Goals: After I finish law school, I aspire to become a political commentator for a major news network. After creating a following, I will have my own segment catered toward bridging the gap between politics and black pop culture. Later, I will run for public office as a congresswoman with a goal of one day being a chair person for the Democratic National Convention.

What is your most memorable contribution as a Campus Queen?: My most memorable contribution as a Campus Queen was creating a letter writing campaign under my platform "Unarmed and Innocent" that impacted students in the Chicagoland area who attend schools that are in dangerous areas and considered failing. I hand delivered 350 letters that encouraged students in the Chicagoland area to come to college by Morehouse and Spelman students. Also, 200 note cards were collected and put into snack bags for students in the Atlanta area during their standardized state testing period as forms of encouragement. The school counselor that helped me with the program told me that she kept a few of the letters on her wall as daily inspiration for herself and students. That was the first action I did as Miss Maroon and White and it has stuck with me every since.

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Posted By: Elynor Moss
Thursday, January 19th 2017 at 12:20PM
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