JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson State University’s 2021 Homecoming Parade will be held on Saturday, October 16 in downtown Jackson.

Leading the parade will be dozens of student-athletes and the coaching staffs of women’s tennis (Coach Gabriella Moore); women’s volleyball (Coach Rose Washington); women’s basketball (Coach Tomekia Reed); and men’s basketball (Coach Wayne Brent). 

Christiana and Stan Branson of 99 Jams WJMI will host the parade, which will consist of a VIP lineup of student leaders, alums and other luminaries:

  • JSU Vice President and Director of Athletics Ashley Robinson
  • JSU President Emeritus Dr. John A. Peoples Jr. and his wife, Mary E. Peoples
  • JSU National Alumni Association President Dr. Earlexia Norwood, and various chapters
  • Mister JSU (Christopher Calhoun Jr.); Miss JSU (Halle Coleman); and the Royal Court

If you would like to register for the parade, the information is available through JSU Marketplace.

The fee is $30 through September 30. After that, regular registration will include an additional $20 late fee (October 1-5).

For parade rules and regulations, click here.