Jalen Parks is a 2019 Yale University graduate from Flint, Michigan. At Yale Jalen studied Religion with a concentration in Theology and Ethics. Jalen’s research crafts a theological response to the Black Church’s stance on mass incarceration and the imprisonment of our bodies. Jalen is currently a first-year in Yale Divinity School’s Master of Divinity Program and plans to obtain both his Master of Divinity and Juris Doctorate in order to continue his work at the nexus of religion and law. In his spare time Jalen loves to eat tacos, travel throughout the Northeast, and watch Pose!