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Ja'nae Jackson

Ja’nae Jackson ’22 advises Horned Frogs to “bet on yourself.”  

The Fort Worth native and AddRan College of Liberal Arts alumna shares her story from New Haven, Connecticut, where she is currently working as a research assistant and part-time student in a pre-doctoral political science program at Yale University. 

“I was actually really terrified about my ability to do well in college,” Jackson said.  

The former TCU Community Scholar remembers the surprise and enormous flood of emotion when she walked into a resource room at South Hills High School in 2018 to see Timeka Gordon amid a shower of purple balloons, offering her a four-year, full-ride scholarship to TCU.

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