Escape Jira Board names in MDX?

Is there a way to escape a Board name that has non-printable characters in it?
We have a board with the name “Minions” with an icon of a banana on either side, like so:
Screen Shot 2020-10-15 at 5.00.32 PM

Notice that the autocomplete finds it and allows me to select it without a problem but when I go to update the member I get this:
Screen Shot 2020-10-15 at 5.02.04 PM

Any ideas, or am I going to have to convince this team who, apparently, are very enamored with their bananas, to change their board name?