Ashlyn Anderson

Ashlyn is a native of Franklin, Tennessee, and a senior Haslam Scholar at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. She is designing an interdisciplinary major titled “Food Security and Public Health Nutrition” with minors in Spanish and International Agriculture. As a food justice advocate, her passion for anti-hunger work manifests on the … Read more

Gustavo De La Fuente

Gustavo De La Fuente was born and raised in the small rural town of San Benito, Texas. He is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University-San Antonio, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Criminology. During his journey at A&M-SA, Gustavo has interned for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, worked as … Read more

Kibiriti Majuto

Kibiriti (pronounced as KI-bi-ree-tee) (he/him) is a student, organizer, and brother who proudly hailed from The Democratic Republic of the Congo. He works to create spaces for individuals to critically and wholeheartedly nurture their purpose in service of social, political, spiritual, ecological, and economic change. Kibiriti is a part of … Read more

Saadhana Deshpande

Saadhana Deshpande is a native of San Ramon, California, and is a recent graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where they studied Nutritional Science with double minors in Public Policy and Food Systems. At Berkeley, Saadhana worked at the campus Food Pantry, was the co-president of the Queer & … Read more

Eboni Bright

Eboni Bright, a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, currently resides in Olympia, Washington, with her husband and four children. She attends Kansas State University through their Global Campus, where she studies Dietetics and Health & Human Sciences. At K-State, Eboni is a Kansans Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Scholar, a … Read more

Joshua Greene

Joshua Greene is originally from Brooklyn, but Raleigh, N.C., has been home for the past fourteen years. Joshua attends the UNC-Chapel Hill and majors in Public Policy and Political Science and minors in entrepreneurship. At UNC, Joshua is a Covenant Scholar and works as a reading tutor for Communiversity. Joshua … Read more

Nick Battles

Nick Battles, originally from Indianola, Iowa, will enter his fifth-year as an undergraduate student at Iowa State University this August. He will earn two Bachelor of Science degrees in May of 2022 — one in global resource systems and the other in agricultural policy & rural development. His minor of … Read more

Racheli Cohen

Racheli Cohen grew up in Newton, Massachusetts, and attends the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. At UMD, Racheli is pursuing a double major in Government & Politics and Sociology, with a minor in International Development & Conflict Management. She also serves as a legislative representative in UMD’s Undergraduate … Read more

Jonathan Dabel

Jonathan Dabel was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but grew up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Jonathan now lives in Mississippi and majors in economics at The University of Mississippi. At UM he serves as students body senator, student assistant to the vice-chancellor of diversity, and a member of the university’s first-gen task … Read more

Erin Crowell

Erin Crowell is a native of Scituate, Massachusetts, and a recent graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Honors College, with a degree in Communications. At UMass Amherst, Erin serves as an executive member of the Parliamentary Debate Team and is a brother in the National Service Fraternity, “Alpha Phi … Read more

Delanie Vinzant

Delanie Vinzant is from Maryville, Missouri, and attends the University of Missouri in Columbia. She is studying Biological Sciences and Economics and is involved in the Honors College as a Stamps Scholar and Programming Board executive. Delanie does microbiology research and serves as an Undergraduate Research Ambassador. She became interested … Read more

Varsha Krishnan

Varsha Krishnan is a student from Potomac, Maryland, studying nutrition at Case Western Reserve University. At CWRU, Varsha has many leadership positions within organizations that work to promote student wellness, to improve relationships between the campus and the surrounding community, and to support minority students in the Science, Technology, Engineering, … Read more