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Admissions Staff

Jimmi Nicholson

jimmi.nicholson@uky.edu

(859) 218-1699

Director of Admissions

Jimmi Nicholson, is the Director for Admissions at the College of Law. A native of New Orleans, LA, Jimmi received her BA from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside where she was involved in numerous student organizations and leadership positions such as, Resident Advisor, Student Senator and President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.-Sigma Upsilon Chapter to name a few. After receiving her undergraduate degree, Jimmi earned her Master of Science in Education from Illinois State University. Before arriving at UK, Jimmi served as a Residence Hall Director at Murray State University, Illinois Wesleyan University and The Ohio State University. During her time at OSU, she also served as the Coordinator for African American Student Services at The Ohio State University Student Life Multicultural Center and Assistant Director for Admissions/Diversity & Inclusion at the Moritz College of Law for ten years. Additionally, Jimmi has held leadership positions in the Great Lakes Association of Housing and University Officers, American College Personnel Association, Central Ohio Diabetes Association and founding member of the Annual Meeting of Law School Diversity Professionals.

Morgan Johnson

morganjohnson342@uky.edu

(859) 257-3950

Admissions Counselor

Morgan Johnson is the Admissions Counselor at the College of Law. Originally from Memphis, TN, Morgan received her B.A. in Music from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA and her J.D. from Washburn University with a specialization in Business and Transactional Law. During her time at Washburn Law, she took part in many student organizations, served as a Student Director for the Children and Family Law Center, and was a Junior Editor for the Family Law Quarterly. She gave Continuing Legal Education presentations as a student and directed intern for Washburn Law’s Small Business and Nonprofit Transactional Clinic and served as the Student Coordinator for the Clinic in her final year. 

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M. Jeanie Powell

jpowell@email.uky.edu

(859) 257-6770

Admissions Associate

Jeanie Powell is the Admissions Associate in the UK Law Admissions Office. She has been in Admissions for over 15 years. Prior to that time, she was a Staff Support Associate for faculty, as well as the Dean.