Meet Jasmine Boles, Miss N.C. A&T State University

Miss North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University for the 2016-2017 academic school year is Ms. Jasmine Linee Boles. Jasmine was born in Decatur, Georgia but raised in the capital city of Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Jenee Ethridge (Roderick Ethridge) and Jeffrey Boles (Rhoda Boles) and is the oldest of three siblings: Roderick II, Reese, and Jalen. Boles is a rising senior pursuing a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Ms. Boles holds active membership in various organizations. She is a member of Golden Key National Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Institute of Industrial Engineers, and National Society of Black Engineers. She has also served as a district four senator for the College of Engineering on the 48th Legislative Assembly and Treasurer for Couture Productions. Undoubtedly, Ms. Boles has a heart for service. She works with U.L.I.M.I.T.E.D, an aggie founded non-profit mentorship program. Additionally, she also serves as a mentor for a local City of Greensboro elementary school. When asked about her experience as a mentor Ms. Boles replied, “As a mentor my goal is to help my students understand that they can change the world and can achieve anything they set their minds to”. Ms. Boles also understands the importance of students using their passion as a method of helping others. In her spare time, she is also a volunteer dance teacher at Twirling Divas and Dolls Dance Studio. The studio has given her the opportunity to combine her love for helping others with her passion for dance. As an instructor and dancer her goals are to inspire all students to be expressive dancers and always give it their all.

In true AGGIE PRIDE fashion, Ms. Boles aims for high scholastic achievement and has consistently made the Dean's List and secured three internships with Fortune 500 companies. Through her internship experiences, Ms. Boles has gained the vital skills of networking and professionalism. Upon graduation, Ms. Boles plans on attending graduate school an obtaining her masters in Industrial Engineering

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11