The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court serves the student body and Student Government by helping to correct violations of the Student Government Constitution and Student Government Code by hearing cases. The Supreme Court interprets the rules of Student Government.  To contact the Supreme Court, please email

Karah Johnson, Chief Justice

Karah Johnson Supreme Court Justice
Supreme Court Chief Justice

Karah is a senior from Dallas, Texas majoring in Exercise and Sports Science Pre-Rehabilitation Concentration. In addition to being a full-time student, she also works as an Anatomy and Physiology Lab Instructor. She is the treasurer of her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. She loves Texas State and has wanted to be a Bobcat since middle school. Lastly, she loves to study medicine and sports medicine.  On her time off she likes to read and goes to EMT school.

Jordan Gaines, Associate Justice

Jordan Gaines Associate Justice
Associate Justice

Forthcoming Bio

Francisco Dopazo-Pelayo, Associate Justice

Muhammad Hanzala Associate Justice
Associate Justice

Francisco Dopazo-Pelayo is a sophomore from Valencia, Venezuela, majoring in Marketing with a concentration in Professional Sales. In addition to being a full-time student, he works as a Tutor at Math CATS and was an Orientation Leader during Summer 2023. Regarding his involvement on campus, he is the President of the MCSSC Student Business Council and the Vice President of the Student Alumni Council. Francisco chose Texas State because of how welcoming and inclusive the Texas State campus and students are, and in his free time, he loves hanging out with friends and spending time at Sewell Park.

Muhammad Hanzala, Associate Justice

Muhammad Hanzala Associate Justice
Associate Justice

My name is Muhammad Hanzala and I am a biology major on the pre-med track at Texas State. I am from Atlanta, Georgia and I moved to Texas recently as this state has a great number of excellent medical schools. I have a huge passion for service and am a part of TX state leadership and service organization. I love being a Bobcat and am really excited to complete my degree here and be a part of this amazing community. 

Brennan Swann, Associate Justice