The Honorable Faran Foy (Houston, Texas)
Student Regent Faran Foy is a third-year law student at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law (TMSL). She was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. In 2011, Ms. Foy received her B.A. in English from The Florida State University (FSU) in the newly-formed in Editing, Writing and Media program. She also studied journalism with a concentration in magazine production at Florida A&M University (FAMU) through the FAMU/FSU cooperative educational program.
Ms. Foy began her collegiate career at 16-years-old in the Duval County Dual Enrollment Program at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Ms. Foy is a product of the Duval County Public School system and a 2008 graduate of N.B. Forrest High School.
During her undergraduate tenure, Ms. Foy was a member of the FSU chapters of Lambda Iota Tau Literary Honor Society and W.E.B. Dubois National Honor Society, where she was the 2010 member of the year and served as treasurer. She also served as vice president of the FAMU Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists and as secretary of the FAMU Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Ms. Foy worked in many capacities as a writer and editor for The FAMUAN, Florida A&M’s student newspaper, where she placed first in Arts & Entertainment Criticism at the Excellence in Journalism Student Newspaper Awards at the 2010 National HBCU Student News Media Conference. She is also a charter member of the National Congress of Black Women Tallahassee Chapter.
Ms. Foy was inspired to attend Thurgood Marshall School of Law by her uncle TSU alumnus Charles Foy in 2010. At TSU, she is an editor on the Thurgood Marshall Law Review, vice justice of the Barbara C. Jordan Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity International and vice president of the Student Ambassadors, a program that focuses on servicing the students and faculty of TMSL. Ms. Foy recently worked as a legal intern for the Honorable Jeff Bohm at the Southern District of Texas United States Bankruptcy Court.
Ms. Foy gives her time serving the community and mentoring young women. Prior to attending law school she worked for the Capital Region YMCA Minority Achievers, a national college-readiness program for teens. Ms. Foy is committed to academic retention and enhancement and cultivating and encouraging young minds. Student Regent Faran Foy is a 2014 Juris Doctor candidate at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Term: June 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014
Term: June 1, 2013 – May 31, 2014