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Student Regent Faran Foy is a third-year law student at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL) and a 2014 Juris Doctor canadidate. Ms. Foy was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She began her collegiate career at 16-years-old in the Duval County Dual Enrollment Program at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Ms. Foy is a product of the Duval County Public School system and a 2008 graduate of N.B. Forrest High School.  In 2011, Ms. Foy received her B.A. in English from Florida State University (FSU) in the newly-formed editing, writing and media program. She also studied journalism with a concentration in magazine production at Florida A&M University. Ms. Foy was inspired to attend Thurgood Marshall School of Law by her uncle TSU alumnus, Charles Foy. At TSU, she is an editor on the Thurgood Marshall Law Review, vice justice of the Barbara C. Jordan Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International and vice president of the Student Ambassadors, a program that focuses on servicing the students and faculty of TMSL. Ms. Foy recently worked as a legal intern for the Honorable Jeff Bohm at the Southern District of Texas United States Bankruptcy Court. Ms. Foy gives her time serving the community and mentoring young women. Prior to attending law school she worked for the Capital Region YMCA Minority Achievers, a national college-readiness program for teens. Ms. Foy is committed to academic rentention and enhancement and cultivating and encouraging young minds.