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Jackson State University

Jackson State University (Jackson State or JSU) is a historically black university founded in Jackson, Mississippi in 1877. A member of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund, JSU holds an important place in the history of US civil rights.

Since 1877, Jackson State University has been providing young men and women opportunities to empower them to succeed in an increasingly complex world. As the Urban University of Mississippi, Jackson State emphasizes public service programs designed to enhance quality of life and seek solutions to urban problems in the physical, social, intellectual, and economic environments.

Tim Fizer

Profile pictureTim Fizer is a small town country man from Jackson, MS, who took a vested interest in the energy crisis since his years in high school. He stumbled upon the green movement while studying environmental biology. Fizer owns a small business that specializes in HVAC cleaning and energy efficiency auditing. He also has been involved with civil rights and social justice issues through the NAACP, in which he helped protest and petitioned the governor to free the Scott sisters.

Lauren Summers

Profile pictureLauren Summers is a twenty years old ambitious, adventurous, African American young woman. Her hometown is Saint Louis, Missouri. She is the daughter of Donna Haynes the middle child out of three children. Currently, Lauren is a junior Entrepreneurship major at Jackson State University. Lauren is associated with the following groups: Revolution on Campus, SIFE, Missouri Club, Stars and Strips Leadership academy. She is also a member of the Honor Society Chi Alpha Epsilon. Ms. Summers loves to sing, listen to music, cook, go to community services projects, plan events, shop, sew, and design clothes.

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