Ketanji Brown Jackson is on the path to becoming the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. As Blavity previously reported, President Joe Biden is expected to nominate Jackson. If confirmed by the Senate, Jackson would officially make history. 

The 51-year-old, who is expected to fill the seat vacated by retiring Justice Stephen Breyer, boasts an extensive résumé in law and a vast amount of life experience that has contributed to her growth. 

Here are five things to know about the woman who is poised to make history.