As Kirk Franklin might say, Valley wasn’t ready for Thee Revolution.

The Jackson State University Tigers celebrated their first homecoming victory since 2015 with a win over Mississippi Valley State on October 13.

Mississippi Today photojournalist Eric J. Shelton was on hand Saturday at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium to capture moments from Jackson State’s homecoming whose theme this year was “Thee Revolution.”


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Ryan L. Nave, a native of University City, Mo., served as Mississippi Today's editor-in-chief from May 2018 until April 2020. Ryan began his career with Mississippi Today February 2016 as an original member of the editorial team. He became news editor August 2016. Ryan has a bachelor’s in political science from the University of Missouri-Columbia and has worked for Illinois Times and served as news editor for the Jackson Free Press.