Je’Monda Roy

Je’Monda Roy

Admission Counselor


States: Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Hawaii, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia; Mississippi (Attala, Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Lafayette, Leflore, Marshall, Montgomery, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tate, Tunica, Warren, Washington, Yalobusha, Yazoo)

Hometown: Jackson, MS

Education: Bachelor of Arts in English – University of Mississippi; Master of Arts in Southern Studies – University of Mississippi; Master of Fine Arts in Documentary Expression – University of Mississippi

Hobbies and interests: Watching historical documentaries and biopics, as well as rewatching the entire season of The Office.

Favorite thing about Millsaps: My favorite thing about Millsaps is the welcoming community. From our gracious custodial workers, to students, and faculty and staff, the Millsaps community is a personable, genuine, and welcoming environment.

Favorite activity in Jackson: My favorite activity in Jackson is chilling on the reservoir. The Rez has always been a peaceful place for me, and it will always be my go-to destination.

Advice for incoming students: My advice for incoming students is 1. Give yourself some grace. College is hard so when you find that balance between social life and academics, be sure to rest to give your mind a break. 2. Do not conform. Be yourself always and you will flourish!

Random fun fact: I’m an award-winning filmmaker 🙂

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