Ketanji Brown Jackson
Birth Name: Ketanji Onyika Brown
Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Date of Birth: September 14, 1970
Ketanji Brown Jackson is an American attorney and jurist. She has been an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, since June 30, 2022. She was previously a Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, from March 26, 2013 to June 17, 2021, and a Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, from June 17, 2021 to June 30, 2022.
Ketanji is the daughter of Ellery, who was principal at New World School of the Arts, and Johnny Brown, who was chief attorney for the Miami-Dade County School Board. Her parents graduated from historically black colleges. Ketanji was raised in Miami, Florida.
Ketanji is married to surgeon Patrick G. Jackson, with whom she has two children. Patrick’s brother is married to the sister of Janna Ryan, who is the wife of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
Ketanji’s paternal grandfather was named Thomas Brown. Thomas was born in Georgia.
Ketanji’s paternal grandmother was Queen Anderson (the daughter of James Anderson and Ellen Reliford). Queen was born in Georgia. Ellen was the daughter of Crockett Reliford and Caroline.
Ketanji’s maternal grandfather was named Horace/Horrace Ross (the son of Jim Ross and Daisey/Daisy). Horace was born in Georgia. Jim was the son of Raphael Ross and Lukey/Sukey “Luckey.”
Ketanji’s maternal grandmother was Euzera Green/Jones (the adopted daughter of Hassie Jones and Trudie C. Mayweather). Euzera was born in Georgia. Hassie was the son of Andrew Jones and Sarah Rawson. Trudie was the daughter of Dock Mayweather and Mariah Farris Lewis.
Source: Genealogy of Ketanji Brown Jackson (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com