March 22, 2010
Laura Jarrett daughter of Valeire Jarrett senior advisor and assistant to the President featured in Vanity Fair .
Name: Laura Jarrett. Age: 24. Secondary School: University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. College: Amherst; now a third-year law student at Harvard. Favorite Books: To Kill a Mockingbird, Anna Karenina, In Cold Blood, The History of Sexuality, and Me Talk Pretty One Day. Cause: “Promoting civil rights and social equality for women and minorities.” Favorite spot in the world: “Chicago in the summertime.” Ambitions: “Write a book and work as a TV-news legal analyst.” Would love to have dinner with: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall together. You can never have too many: “Good friends or setbacks in life—both give strength and build character.” One day I hope to: “Have the wisdom and grace of my mother.”