Houston, TX - McNair alumna (2009) Jannell Robles recently received her Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) degree on May 21, 2016 from the South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. While at UNT, she majored in Anthropology and worked under the guidance of Dr. Mariela Nuñez-Janes. After graduating from UNT in 2009, Jannell went on to work for a number of non-profits that focused on immigration advocacy and outreach. She has been the recipient of various awards and scholarships in acknowledgement of her exceptional activism and academic achievement. Jannell is currently studying for the Bar Exam and plans to pursue a career related to transactional, public interest or immigration law.