Ketanji Brown Jackson is an American personality who is a lawyer and jurist by profession. She has served as a federal judge in the United States General Court since 2021. Currently, she is one of the most talked about figures in recent memory as her name was nominated for the Supreme Court by President Joe Biden.
Ketanji Brown Jackson was born on September 14, 1970 and is 52 years old as of 2022. Mrs. Jackson was born in Washington, DC and grew up in Miami, Florida, from where she moved to Harvard University and began her studies at one of the well-known colleges and law schools. Nevertheless, she also pursued her profession as an editor for the Harvard Law Review. Jackson’s parents were graduates of historically black colleges and universities.
Her father’s name is Johnny Brown, who was the chief attorney for the Miami-Dade County School Board. Her mother’s name is Ellery, who was the principal at the New World School of the Arts. Therefore, preparing to become an educated and high-profile personality was no big deal for Jackson.
Jackson grew up in Miami, where she attended Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 1988. In her senior year, 1988, she won the honor of the national oratorio title at the National Catholic Forensic League Championships in New Orleans, considered the second-largest school debate tournament in the country. After graduating from high school, Jackson studied government at Harvard College, graduating in 1992 with an AB degree magna cum laude.
She then began working as a reporter and researcher for Time Magazine from 1992 to 1993 before enrolling at Harvard Law School, where she began supervising the editorship of the Harvard Law Review. In 1996, Jackson received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude.
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s career
She began her professional career while working for three clerkships, including one with Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court. Before Ketanji Brown Jackson received an official position with the Court of Appeals, he served as a District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Jackson also served as vice chair of the United States sentencing commission from 2010 to 2014. She then became a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers in 2016.
From 1996 to 1997, Jackson served as clerk to Judge Patti B. Saris of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, then from 1997 to 1998 she worked for another judge, Bruce M. Selya, of the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, practiced private law with the law firm of Miller Cassidy Larroca & Lewin for a few months.
From 1999 to 2000 she served as clerk to Justice Stephen Breyer of the US Supreme Court. From 2000 to 2003 she worked for a private law firm and practiced her law practice. In 2009, Ms. Jackson was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Vice Chair of the United States Sentencing Commission, where she served until 2014. During her tenure, she was to perform her duties related to maintaining the crack cocaine offenses policy area.
Appointed Justice of the Supreme Court
In September 2020, Jackson was nominated for the office of judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. During her tenure, Ketanji Brown Jackson worked on various memos and several decisions related to the Trump administration’s positions.
Jackson went through various nominations and positions to become the potential nominee for the US Supreme Court and was one of five candidates interviewed for the vacancy following the death of former attorney Antonin Scalia. On February 25, 2022, she was nominated by Joe Biden for the position of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.
Ketanji Brown Biography
|Real name||Ketanji Brown|
|date of birth||September 14, 1970|
|Age (as of 2022)||51 years|
|place of birth||Washington, D.C., USA|
|job||Lawyer & Lawyer|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 1” – in centimeters – 155 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds|
Ketanji Brown Jackson Family
|school||Miami Palmetto Senior High School|
|Who is Ketanji Brown Jackson’s husband?||Patrick Jackson|
|children||Two (Talia & Leila)|
Dame Ketanji Brown Jackson married the most famous surgeon of his time, Mr. Patrick G. Jackson, a sixth-generation Harvard graduate whose family is of Boston Brahmin descent. dr Patric Jackson has a twin brother who became the brother-in-law of Janna Ryan, wife of former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Today, both Ketanji Brown Jackson and Mr. Patrick G. Jackson enjoy a long relationship of 26 years with two daughters, one of whom is 17 years old. The two met while studying at Harvard University.
Ketanji Brown Net Worth
Ketanji Brown Jackson’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. She has held government positions since graduating in 1996. During the 26 years of her long professional career, she has held many positions at the court while continuously working for the law firms in private practice. Her net worth is enough to give her a hefty amount and a perfect high-profile lifestyle.