September 2019 – Graduate

AIGC Scholar Jordan Oglesby

Jordan Oglesby

Shiprock, NM
Navajo Nation
Special Higher Education Program-Graduate


University of New Mexico School of Law
Law Degree, Pursuing Indian Law Certificate
GPA 3.11

Community Service
– Street Safe New Mexico
– Albuquerque Indian Center
– Student Bar Association Mentorship Program
– First Nations Health Source Youth Mentorship Program


Jordan Oglesby (Diné) is a member of the Navajo Nation from Shiprock, New Mexico. She received her B.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the University of New Mexico in 2017 and is currently a third-year law student at the University of New Mexico School of Law. After attending PLSI through the American Indian Law Center, Inc. in 2017, she subsequently served as a PLSI Teaching Assistant in 2018. Jordan is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Tribal Law Journal and the National NALSA Public Relations Director. She is pursuing an Indian Law Certificate and plans to use her law degree to focus on missing and murdered Indigenous women as well as supporting sustainable economic development in Indian Country.