JASMINE MITCHELL '21 

J.F. OBERLIN UNIVERSITY '21-'22

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Jasmine Mitchell, OC ‘21, is an East Asian Studies major with a politics minor and international studies concentration. Jasmine’s passion for expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion, and community building has led her to serve as a committee member of the Presidential Initiative on Racial Equity and Diversity and work as a Residential Assistant for the Afrikan Heritage House. She also serves as Vice-Chair for Oberlin Student Senate. In addition to her dedication to inclusive excellence on campus, Jasmine’s commitment to peer support and mentorship has also led her to work as a Peer Advisor for the Career Development Center and Peer Advising Leader. She has held internships with the U.S. Department of State, Washington International Trade Association, and worked with Oberlin’s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment. During her Fellowship, Jasmine hopes to continue her research on Afro-Asian solidarity movements and to deepen her understanding of diversity within cross-cultural collaboration to prepare for a public diplomacy career.