Jasmine is Patrisse’s younger sister. After Patrisse moved out of their family’s one-bedroom apartment when she was a junior in high school, she did not interact much with Jasmine. Jasmine became overwhelmed when Monte faced life in prison and didn’t help Patrisse and Cherice raise funds for his legal fees. She ultimately moved to Las Vegas with Alton and convinced Cherice to join them, since there were good jobs and rent was cheap.
Jasmine Character Timeline in When They Call You a Terrorist
The timeline below shows where the character Jasmine appears in When They Call You a Terrorist. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1: Community, Interrupted
...and Cherice are both short, but Patrisse’s older brothers (Paul and Monte) and younger sister (Jasmine) are all tall, a trait they get from their father, Alton. Alton works at the... (full context)
Chapter 6: Out in the World
...apartment after being evicted with little notice. Bernard’s mother sleeps in the bedroom, and Patrisse, Jasmine, Cherice, and Bernard sleep in sleeping bags on the living room floor (Paul has moved... (full context)
Chapter 8: Zero Dark Thirty
...becomes very depressed, and Cherice can’t support him since she’s also supporting Chase and Bernard. Jasmine and Alton now live in Las Vegas and convince Cherice to bring Monte and join... (full context)