Wayne State University Speech & Debate Teams

A Motor City Tradition Since 1918

Janai Williams

Debate Team

1. Class: Incoming freshman

2. Hometown: Detroit, MI

3.Major(s): Political science & African American Studies

4. Career Interests:  I've been wanting to be a Criminal and Civil Rights Defense Attorney since I was in 6th grade, but now am thinking maybe I could be a professor also or maybe after Being an attorney.

5. Years on the Team: 1st year on Debate Team

6. Why drew you to debate?  I wanted to be a better advocate for what I believed in, considering the political climate, and prepare to be an attorney. Also after watching The Great Debaters, I wanted to be them!