Homecoming parade kicks off JSU Homecoming festivities - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Homecoming parade kicks off JSU Homecoming festivities

Source: WLBT Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson State University kicks off the height of its homecoming festivities with a parade Saturday morning on the JSU parkway.

This year's theme is "Tiger Takeover: A Blue World Order".

Hundreds watched the marching bands, beauty queens, floats and Jackson State royalty make their way along the parade route.

A fan favorite of course JSU's Sonic Boom of the south. Die hard supporters look forward to the parade each year.

"My children are in the parade, and I love Jackson State," said Shalanda Thompson. "I'm a student at Jackson State, so it was only right that I came out this morning to support."

The Tigers take on the Prairie View Panthers for homecoming.

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