Jasmyn Byrd

Scholar since

Scholarship received
Student Loan Relief Grant

San Diego, CA

Jasmyn Byrd received her Master of Architecture from the College of Design at North Carolina State University with a certificate in Public Interest Design. Her research interests are in the geopolitical economy of urbanization, urban-rural transformations, and intersections between race and architecture. She is the Member Chair of the North Carolina Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architecture and recipient of the David Allen Company Dean’s Scholarship (2019), Heister C. Cease Architecture Graduate Award (2019),(2020), Harry B. Gilbert Architecture Graduate Fellowship (2020), and The Dean of the College of Design Wings on Wings Award (2022). Jasmyn has had many opportunities to advance both her understanding of the science of building technology and the art of design. She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the Art Institute in 2017, where she served as President of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Jasmyn joined the disciplines of Interior Design and Architecture through her position as Architectural Designer at BSA LifeStructures. She aspires to pursue a focus on public interest design by designing sustainable structures for underserved and at-risk populations.