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Grace Cockrell

Social Media Coordinator
Phone: 662-325-7458

Grace Cockrell, a native of Hazel Green, Alabama, joined the Office of Public Affairs in June of 2021 after earning her Bachelor of Arts with honors in Communications at Jacksonville State University. She currently serves as OPA’s Social Media Coordinator, being the informative link to the university and community through various social platforms.

Along with her OPA duties, Grace plans to work toward achieving her MBA in Marketing to strengthen her knowledge in growing platform audiences and highlighting the brand of Mississippi State.

She is very connection driven and finds her passion at the heart of each interaction. Her favorite social media platform is Instagram, she has an eye for aesthetic, and loves a good alliteration in a hashtag. Grace is also a photographer and finds fulfillment in incorporating her favorite artform into her work.

Offline, Grace enjoys reading, hanging with her cats, editing at 929 Coffee Bar, writing, and spending time with the people in her life.