Emory Law News Center

Brewton new director of alumni relations
By Lisa Ashmore | Emory Law | November 28, 2016

Jacynta Brewton:
Emory Law Director of Alumni Relations

Jacynta Brewton is Emory Law’s new director of alumni relations. She joins the law school from the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine, where she served as director of development and alumni relations for the school’s Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.

She oversaw the advisory council, developed and analyzed alumni programming and was responsible for closing major gifts and donor stewardship.

Her experience in a graduate school environment also includes service as an alumni relations officer at The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development.   

Brewton chairs the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education’s Multicultural Advancement Professionals group. She also serves as president of the University of Florida’s Association of Black Alumni.

Brewton is quite familiar with Atlanta, having also worked for the Georgia Institute of Technology and Spelman College.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s degree in leadership from Shorter University.

Brewton joined the department’s development and alumni relations team this month, on Nov. 14. She will help carry out the law school's upcoming Centennial year activities and shape the future of our alumni engagement, which she envisions will include relevant programming, strategic partnerships and measured outcomes.

She looks forward to meeting and building meaningful relationships with alumni.