Jamie Blanch

Hometown: Syosset, New York

Where did you go to college? University of New Orleans (Bachelor of Arts); University of New Orleans (Master of Education in Higher Education); Tulane University (Master of Liberal Arts)

What were you involved in while you were in college? Orientation Leader, Ambassador, Greek Life, Student Government, Leadership Cabinet, Transfer Mentor, Transfer Student Organization, Golden Key Honor Society, and Peer Mentor

Best piece of college advice: GET INVOLVED! Getting involved on campus is a great way to meet various students from different places and can help you get acclimated to campus.

Favorite restaurant in New Orleans: Velvet Cactus

Favorite New Orleans festival: Oak Street Po-Boy Festival and New Orleans Greek Festival

Favorite New Orleans food: Crawfish Étouffée

Favorite Mardi Gras parade and why? Muses! This parade kicks off Mardi Gras weekend and if you’re lucky, you can catch a bedazzled shoe!!

What New Orleans street do you constantly misspell? Tchoupitoulas