Meet The Menterns
Young women of excellence
Digital Strategy Lead
Jasmine, 20, is a rising junior at Western Michigan University, where she is majoring in Public Relations with a double minor in Journalism and Japanese. Heavily involved at Western, she is the Public Relations Chair for Western Student Association (WMU’s student government), Western Student Association Liaison for Black Student Union and President of the Public Relations Organization. Her passion for helping others has allowed her to volunteer with multiple organizations such as Forgotten Harvest and the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission. One day, after working in corporate communications, Jasmine hopes to own her own public relations firm.
Fun Fact: Jasmine actively played piano for eight years.
General Business Lead
Taylor, 17, is entering her freshman year at Eastern Michigan where she will be majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Music Performance in the fall. There, she is a member of the Black Student Union and Black Honor Student Organization at EMU. She has a passion for music (she plays 7 instruments) & is eager to learn and grow this summer. She served as founder of the Gender Consciousness Project at Bellville High School, was apart of the symphony band and also a member of the National Honor Society.
Fun fact: Taylor placed first runner up in the Strawberry Queen Pageant held annually in Bellville.
product development Lead
Angelia, 22, is currently in her senior year at Wayne State University where she is majoring in Fashion Design and Merchandising. Transfering from Central Michigan University, Angelia was a member the American Association of Textile Chemist and Colorist and a student of the Spark Leadership Program. Angelia aspires to have her own business and build a fashion brand that focuses on inclusivity, self-love and self-expression. In her spare time, she enjoys fashion illustration and graphic design.
Fun Fact: Angelia's favorite designer is Virgil Abloh, who is the Artistic Director at Louis Vuitton.