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Jazmyne Byrd, Central State University- c/o 2009, Psychology

Jazmyne  Byrd, Central State University- c/o 2009, Psychology

Name : Jazmyne Byrd

HBCU : Central State University

Graduation Year : 2009

Major : Psychology


Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*

I was born and raised in Cincinnati,Ohio. I always wanted to attend school. I was raised in an educated family that stressed how important education is. My grandfather was the one that introduced me to HBCU’s. Although a majority of my family attended them he was an advocate.

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Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*

The pride and the history behind them. The history painted this picture that no matter how much we were tested as a race,and no matter how much others challenged African-Americans we rose to the occasion and created instiutions just for us. A place were we could come and recieve an education, feel at home and make something of ourselves.


What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*

My story is simple. I went to school to recieve and education and instead I found who I was. I discover passions I didn’t know I had. It made who I’am.

Dr. Edison Perdomo
Dr. Edison Perdomo

"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*



Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*

Edison Perdomo and Rose Woody were the best. They pushed me and challenged me to be my best.


What sports do/did you play at your HBCU? What positions?





What sports and/or extra curricular activities did you do in High School? And why?

I was a class officer, in student council, JCG. I mainly did scholar activities.


Best restaurants on/near campus? Best dishes?

Well this was an HBCU so you know they could throw down southern style. Plus the Cafe was just the place to be, to laugh and kick it.


College crush?

I plead the 5th. Just know he was FINE Lol.


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