Jackson State University Let Thee Good Times Roll Homecoming 2019 presented by Nissan is set for Oct. 5-13. The nine-day experience never fails to welcome thousands of Tiger fans, friends and alumni to the capital city. Among highly anticipated events is the football clash between JSU and Alabama State on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
“There is nothing bigger, better or more enjoyable than a Jackson State University homecoming,” said Dr. William B. Bynum Jr., president of JSU. “We are excited and enthused to have all supporters of ‘Thee I Love’ come together in spirited fellowship ready to showcase their Tiger pride.”
This year auto-industry giant Nissan serves as the title sponsor making the collaboration the first of its kind for the vehicle manufacturer and the HBCU.
“We are thrilled to partner with Jackson State University − an organization with a rich history that serves as a transformative resource for people from all walks of life,” said Rodney Francis, director, Diversity and Inclusion & Talent Acquisition, Nissan North America, Inc. “Nissan is proud to employ many graduates from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who every day make significant contributions to our business.”
Bynum expressed his appreciation for Nissan’s support and stressed the power of community engagement. “There is strength in numbers, and when all work together toward one goal and one mission, then we all elevate together,” said the president.
Boasting a slew of fun-filled activities Let Thee Good Times Roll JSU Homecoming 2019 has something for everyone. Among returning Tiger favorites are the street jam, yard fest, and the homecoming parade with JSU Legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Robert Brazile as this year’s marshal. Chicago rapper G Herbo will serve as special guest for the homecoming step show. And, of course, there’s the homecoming concert featuring Capital Records recording artist Lil Baby, and, viral sensation, LightSkin Keisha.
Concert tickets can only be purchased at the JSU Campus Store and the JSU Division of Business and Finance. For a detailed list of homecoming events visit the homecoming website at www.jsums.edu/homecoming and follow JSU on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Don’t forget to use the official homecoming hashtag #JSUHomecoming19.