Jasmine Casanova-Dean

Jasmine (she/her) is a first-generation college and high school graduate of her family. She identifies as a Black Afro-Latina. Jasmine has lived in Portland Oregon for all of her life; her family immigrated from Cuba in 1980 and traveled from Miami to Portland in 1981. 

Jasmine went to Western Oregon University where she joined the Student Hall Government and helped create community events and educational seminars with the student body. She then transferred to Portland State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology and criminal justice, with a focus on police reform and community engagement. 

Jasmine enjoys hiking in the fall, watching anime and reading manga on cold fall days, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.



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  • Khanh Le
    published this page in Staff 2021-12-30 04:13:42 -0800