Congratulations Jahana Hayes M’12, DAA’17

The USJ community proudly congratulates newly elected U.S. Representative, Jahana Hayes M’12, DAA’17 and National Teacher of the Year in 2016.

“Today we made history,” said Hayes, the first black woman and black Democrat elected to Congress in Connecticut. “I’m a history teacher making history. … I’m honored to be your next congresswoman.”

Jahana shared her USJ story with us a few years ago, watch it here: