Florida A&M University (FAMU) student Gabrielle McMahan is a semifinalist on the Jeopardy! College Championship. McMahan appeared on Jeopardy! Monday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m. on WCTV-TV Channel 6 (Tallahassee). McMahon, a 21-year-old business administration major from Springfield, Va., was the only student from a historically black college or university to compete in the championship. She was one of 15 students selected to participate out of 4,000.
“It was a wonderful experience,” said McMahon. I was very honored to represent FAMU in such a prestigious competition.”
Some of the other participating universities included the University of Minnesota; Yale University; Georgetown University; Marquette University; Michigan State University; Harvard University; and Tufts University.