Fourteen jurors were picked Monday for the
Juror 2: White man in 20s from southwest suburbs. Graduated with a criminal justice degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2007. Decided law enforcement was not for him and now works at a suburban country club.
Juror 5: Hispanic woman in 20s from Chicago’s
Juror 7: White woman in 50s from the southwest suburbs. Has worked as a junior high math teacher for the past 20 years. Her brother is a former Cook County assistant state's attorney who once worked with James McKay, the lead prosecutor in the case. Says she could be fair.
Juror 8: Asian woman in early 40s from the northwest suburbs. Works as a physical therapist and saw a “couple episodes” of
Juror 14: African American woman in early 30s from the south suburbs. Works in customer service for a local chocolate company. She said she has seen reports on Jennifer Hudson but can be fair.
Juror 16: Hispanic man in 30s from the Northwest Side. Works as a truck driver and has three children. Likes to play soccer in his spare time.
Juror 21: White older man from the Southwest Side. Works as an insurance adjuster. Sister was violently mugged 25 years ago, but she survived. Has read stories about Hudson and the case but could be fair.
Juror 23: Asian man in 30s from the Northwest Side. Full-time architecture student at
Juror 24: White man in late 50s from the Northwest Side. High school janitor for more than 30 years.
Juror 29: Black woman in 40s from the South Side. Works as a security officer downtown. Son was murdered in 2002. She was satisfied with the outcome of her son's case and said she could be fair to Balfour. "I know I can," she said.
Juror 31: Black man in early 40s from the West Side. Former Army sergeant and prison guard. Currently works as customer service representative for a federal agency. Has five daughters ages 15 and under.
Juror 42: Black man in early 40s from the Southeast Side. Works as bus aide in the
Juror 47: Hispanic woman in 40s from Southwest Side. A former bank teller looking for work.