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Student Spotlight: Dallas Jessup

Student Spotlight: Dallas Jessup

- Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt sophomore Dallas Jessup already has a resume that many would envy.
Her high school community service project has grown into a worldwide nonprofit called Just Yell Fire with a message to protect young women against sexual assault, predators and human trafficking. “The Vanderbilt faculty and administration encourage us to live high-impact lives,” Jessup says.
Jessup, a communication studies and political science double major, founded Just Yell Fire in 2006. The...

Vanderbilt University freshman testifies at federal human trafficking hearing

Vanderbilt University freshman testifies at federal human trafficking hearing

- Vanderbilt University
Young women should be taught to turn the tables on human traffickers, a Vanderbilt University freshman told the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in Washington, D.C., in prepared remarks.
Dallas Jessup, 18, founder of the nonprofit Just Yell Fire, was scheduled to testify Thursday, March 25.
The hearing on “Human Trafficking: International and National Implications” was scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 2255 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The...