Grey’s Anatomy has been one of TV’s most popular television shows for nine seasons, but Jacksonians will have an especially good reason to tune in for the 10th season, which starts Thursday, Sept. 26.
Jackson State University alumna Mara Hall will appear as nurse Kathleen, Dr. Yang’s assistant.
“I’m so blessed right now,” said Hall, who graduated in 1998. “I’m just happy, overjoyed.”
While Hall is excited about her role on Grey’s Anatomy, she’s just as excited about the attention her success may bring her alma mater. As the president of the Los Angeles alumni chapter, she hopes to encourage other Jacksonians in the area to become active and support Jackson State.
“I know what Jackson State did for me,” says Hall, whose love for classical music flourished while under the tutelage of her music professors. “The person I am today is because of Jackson State.
“You have to remember what Jackson State did for you,” she said. “I was on a full scholarship. I didn’t pay anything. Why wouldn’t I give back?”
Grey’s Anatomy airs on ABC on Thursdays at 8 p.m. CST.