Hunter Alston Higdon
Hunter Alston Higdon was born and went to high school in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Hunter was the Valedictorian of his graduating class at Pascagoula High School, and he was also an All-State football player. Hunter was a Wendy’s High School Heisman Finalist, and he was also selected to play in the annual Mississippi-Alabama All Star football game.
Hunter chose to pursue his undergraduate degree at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he also played football for the Harvard Crimson. Hunter particularly enjoyed the unique educational opportunities and diverse cultural perspectives that were so prevalent at Harvard. Hunter graduated from Harvard University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government.
After graduating college, Hunter returned to Mississippi where he worked at USA Insurance Company for a few years in the sales and claims departments before deciding to attend law school. Hunter enrolled at Stetson University College of Law in 2007, where he was chosen to be a member of Stetson Law Review. In the spring of 2009, Hunter received the St. Petersburg Times Award for writing the best law review competition paper.
While at Stetson, Hunter also served as a Teaching Fellow for Pre-Trial Practice for two semesters, assisting professors with various tasks associated with one of the most demanding classes offered. Additionally, Hunter chose to pursue his Master’s of Business Administration from Stetson University School of Business Administration while also pursuing his law degree.
During the summer of 2009, Hunter participated in an internship at the United States Attorney’s Office Civil Division for the Middle District of Florida. As a student, Hunter clerked for Florin Roebig during his last year of law school.
Hunter graduated in May of 2010 from Stetson University College of Law and Stetson University School of Business Administration with the joint degree of J.D./M.B.A.