Jackson Blais grew up in Plano, Texas. He graduated from Grinnell College in 2016, where he majored in Political Science and worked as a stage manager for the Grinnell Theatre Department. During his 1L summer, he worked as a research assistant for Professor Rick Garnett. For his 2L summer, he worked as a summer clerk for Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is also a Brief Writer for Notre Dame Moot Court’s Showcase Team and serves as a judicial extern for the Honorable Robert L. Miller Jr. of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. After graduation, Jackson will serve as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas D. Schroeder of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.