Student Spotlight: Jasmine Jackson

Student Spotlight: Jasmine Jackson

Forensic Science

| By: Britten, Casey

Career Program: Forensic Science
Originally From: Chicago
Current Residence: Appleton
Age: 20
Attended FVTC: Fall 2017-Present

Why did you choose the Forensic Science program?

I enjoy doing independent research and studying new methods to catch criminals. I chose forensic science because it’s very unique, and I can learn new methods as I advance my education.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?

DNA is very fascinating to me, as well as the different career options in forensics, like forensic drug chemists, DNA analysts, fingerprint experts and lab technicians. At Fox Valley Tech, I’m learning about crime scene photography, property evidence management, criminal procedures and more.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?

I chose Fox Valley Tech College because I wanted to be more hands-on. I wanted to take advantage of all resources available to me and gain advice from teachers who work in the career field.

How has Fox Valley Technical College helped you change your life?

Fox Valley Technical College opened my eyes and gave me hope that I could be successful. Being surrounded by mentors, role models and leaders motivated me to follow my dreams.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation? 

I hope to become a DNA analyst after finishing my education.