After being accepted at the University of Virginia, Jacqueline Yurkoski came to Charlottesville with her parents and agreed to answer some questions about how a Sally Hemings descendant of the younger generation feels about her ancestry. She looks forward to a career in medicine.
8 Apr. 2011, Charlottesville, VA Interviewee: Jacqueline Yurkoski Also present: Brenda Pettiford Yurkoski, Thomas Yurkoski
"It was something that I grew up with"
Jacqueline Yurkoski explains how she learned of her Hemings ancestry.