04th Sep2011

Makenzee Brown – Jackson State University

by Staff

“I chose this major because I want to be a part of letting others know about the rich history African Americans have.”

C/O 2013

Major: History/African American Studies



Personal Contacts:



How did you decide to become a student at the Jackson State University?

I decided to become a student at Jackson State because I felt that it was a great school of choice for my intended major which is History. It also has a RICH history itself.

Is that not a view of beauty? The Lovely JSU Campus | Image courtesy of Jackson State University


What professors at Your HBCU are leaving the most impression upon you as a person and student? What did they do that continues to mean so much to you to this day?

Dr. Hilliard L. Lackey.

Learn more about Dr. Lackey and his career as a writer and assistant professor


Where are the spots to go to if you wanted to cuddle with your boy or girlfriend?

The Plaza.
We couldn’t locate an exact image of the Plaza but the tables and umbrellas look relaxing


What are the best restaurants on and near the campus? Which dishes do you enjoy the most?

Bostons,Wingstop,Taco Bell, McDonalds. I like no LOVE taco’s the most.


makenzee-brown-jackson-state-university-myhbcuinterview-hbcueats-tacosJust like Nubian Queen Mackenzee Brown President Obama loves tacos as well!! Thanks Nancy and Rachel for the image of such a great and righteous man!


What are the chants heard most often at the sporting events?

Im so glad…I go to JSU.


Who is your College crush?

Lol, I have a boyfriend who attends Southern University.



How did you overcome your nervousness about going to college?

Meeting new people. Hanging out with my roommate.


What is your major? and Why did you choose it?

History/African American Studies. I chose this major because I want to be a part of letting others know about the rich history African Americans have.

makenzee-brown-jackson-state-university-myhbcuinterview-history-african-american-studiesWe thank you so much Ms. Brown for sharing with the youth and the world the glories of our history! Image Courtesy of BlackPast.org


What to date has been your proudest moment @ Jackson State University?

The first time ever marching with the Sonic Boom of the South & also my first day being a freshman.


What to date has been your saddest moment @ Jackson State University?

When school ends for the summer.


How are you positively active on campus? (e.g. clubs, SGA, etc.)

Past Sonic Boom Of The South Member. Missouri Club Member.



Lovely Missouri, Image Courtesy of Soul of America


Where is the “yard” located?

The Plaza


How many “firsts” have you had at college ? What are they? (e.g. first road trip, first job interview, first love, first “F or A”, etc.)

First time ever sharing a room.


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Graduate of an HBCU and true believer in HBCUs being the best at giving a well-rounded education academically and personally.




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