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Jaz Brisack

Election Year: 2019

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: Mississippi & Wadham 2019

Jaz Brisack

Biography

Mikaela Jazlyn Brisack is a senior at the University of Mississippi, majoring in Public Policy, Journalism, and English. Jaz is a Truman Scholar, a member of the Ole Miss Debate Team, and an opinion columnist for the Daily Mississipian. She has a perfect GPA. Very active politically, she has managed a state house campaign, been an organizer with the UAW, serves as president of the College Democrats, and is a volunteer clinic escort at Mississippi's last abortion clinic. She has also protested alongside Native Americans in the Dakotas against a proposed pipeline across their land. She was home-schooled before college.