Alumni Spotlight Jadan Crow

Alumni Spotlight - Jadan Crow, Class of 2019
Posted on 01/08/2021
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DeSoto Independent School District Class of 2019 top ten alumna Jadan Crow is soaring high at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth.  One of the eight  2019 DeSoto High School TCU Community Scholars, Crow is making the most of every opportunity presented.  She currently serves as President of BETWEEN, a student organization for multiracial and multicultural people.  Aspiring to be an Anesthesiologist, she has established membership in the Minority Association for Pre-Medical Students (MAPS) and is a DEI Student Advocate for TCU’s Pre-Health Department.  

“DeSoto ISD prepared me for my post-secondary education in both recognition of self in terms of leadership and academic readiness with the ECHS program.” said Crow. “DeSoto ISD’s student focused initiatives to expose possible careers and post-secondary educational options such as modes of volunteering, leadership forums and professional-for a day events were all rooted in the understanding that students needed to be put first in the district. DeSoto ISD molded my yearning for servant leadership and empowered me to make an impact in every realm of my being.” 

“I wish that I had known that no matter how busy life feels, you should always prioritize self-care and never feel ashamed for learning things later in life than what peers seem to. Make time to take part in interests and pursue dreams. The worst thing that can happen is you trying said venture and it not becoming the greatest thing in the world, but knowing that at least you tried and will not regret it.”

Asked the best advice she would give to the class of 2021, Crow responded:

Instead of getting bogged down by all of the bad in the world, try to be the good in the world which will inspire more good.”

So, what is her most memorable college experience to date?  “Using my struggles in Chemistry to create a Chemistry Bootcamp at TCU for students who did not enter university with previous knowledge.”

Keep soaring proud Eagle!

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