Jemison knew she was going to travel space one day.In 1973 she graduated from Morgan Park High School when she was 16 . Jemison won a scholarship to Stanford University she graduated In 1777 with a degree in chemical engineering. Jemison was excellent in math and science.
Mae Jemison was born in Decatur Alabama on October 17th 1956. Mae Jemison and her family moved to Chicago when she was only three. In Chicago her uncle introduced her to the world of science. Mae Jemison had two siblings. There names were Ada Jemison Bullock and Charlie Jemison.
Mae Jemison is an African American engineering physician and former NASA astronaut. Mae Jemison has been on many television programs including an episode of Star Trek. Jameson was the first woman to travel space. She has also written several books. She became the first black woman to travel space she had also been a doctor.