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. He is also a Brief Writer for the Notre Dame Moot Court Board. Jackson enjoys listening to music with prominent bass lines, watching all the Star Wars movies that do not feature Jar Jar Binks, and appreciating those who still choose to hang out with him despite his habit of incessantly arguing about irrelevant semantics.