18
Sep

Shelia Bryant

Attorney and activist, Shelia Bryant, is a proud 1977 graduate of Jackson State University with a B.S. in mass communications. Bryant commissioned through Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in 1982 and was awarded a Bronze Star for her service as Advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Defense. Bryant retired in 2012 as one of only...
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31
Aug

Rose Austin

Rosie Harper Austin chronicles her family’s journey and legacy in ‘Portraits of the Past’ New genealogy book traces the history of the Odis Harper family from 1845 to 2020 Rosie Harper Austin’s interest in her family history was sparked after listening to colorful stories during numerous family reunions. She found her parents’ story, particularly fascinating...
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11
10
Aug

Former Presiding Judge, Tyree Irving

Honorable Tyree Irving Judge Irving is a native of Greenwood, Mississippi. In 1968, he graduated from Jackson State College (now Jackson State University) and taught for four years in the public schools of the Mississippi Delta before going to law school. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1974, and in...
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03
Aug

Amber Champion

Amber Champion is a native of Memphis, Tennessee and graduate of Hillcrest High School. She graduated summa cum laude from Jackson State University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting. During her matriculation at JSU, she was honored to become a 2018 Jacksonian Award of Distinction honoree, 2018 Career Closet Ribbon-Cutting...
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15
Jun

Dr. Chianti D. Woodfork

Dr. Chianti D. Woodfork is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and graduate of William B. Murrah High School. She graduated summa cum laude from Jackson State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. While enrolled at JSU, she was also honored to become a Dr. John A. Peoples, Jr. distinguished Scholar....
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08
Jun

Georgvell Christian

Georgvell Christian, a native of Chicago, Illinois, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Jackson State University in May of 2005. While at Jackson State, he also minored in mathematics which he attributes to his critical thinking and analytical skills. Both of his parents, the late Cleo Harris and George Christian, Jr.,...
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