Brianna Edwards

is a Rise Student Navigator and undergraduate senior at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is studying social work and plans to go on to receive her masters and license in social work. She currently works at a psychiatric residential treatment facility for children with severe behavioral issues due to trauma and other environmental factors. She is a care facilitator so she works closely with the kids on a day to day basis. Post-graduation Brianna would like to start her own mentoring program for the African American youth. She plans for the program to have affordable therapy and other mental health services. During her free time, Brianna loves to cook, go to the gym, travel the world and create different fashion outfits.