Opportunity

Campaign Gustavus

Here She Comes World.
Jasmine Porter ’13

When asked about her siblings, Jasmine Porter answers, “I have had many.” She and her grandmother have opened their hearts and their home to foster disabled children. She knows the meaning of opportunity. In 2011, Jasmine Porter was named an Institute for International Public Policy fellow. She is one of only 25 students nationwide to receive this prestigious award and the first Gustavus student to do so.If there is an opportunity, especially to help people, Jasmine doesn’t hesitate. She volunteered for the Amigos de las Américas Program in high school and spent over a month living in Latin America working on community projects. At Gustavus, she qualified for a scholarship, and has been grateful ever since.

A double major in political science and geography, Jasmine was destined for the fellowship she received. She participates in the College’s social justice theatre group, I Am, We Are; is involved with the Womyn’s Awareness Center; and works at the Diversity Center. Now she’s thinking about grad school in international relations and public policy. Jasmine takes advantage of every opportunity that interests her. She is one busy Gustie.