is a Rise Arizona fellow and a Senior at Northern Arizona University majoring in Political Science with a minor in Community Engagement. With a few years experience in organizing and campaigning Ayanna has grown a passion for serving others and working towards a more just society. Ayanna’s focus on affordable housing, immigration and the prison industrial complex has led her to join organizations such as Housing Solutions of Northern Arizona, Wrecking Ball!, and LUCHA. Driven by the desire for a better world, Ayanna is eager to join an organization so passionate about accessible and free higher education. Ayanna hopes to one day start her own non-profit or run for office in her community.