Ti-Me is a native of Tampa, Florida, and a proud graduate of @famu_1887 where she received her B.S. in Political Science and Public Administration. After the completion of her Bachelor’s degree, she moved to New York in 2012 to do a year of service with Good Shepherds Volunteers (GSV), an AmeriCorps affiliated program. While living in New York, Ti-Me has obtained a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership at @mercycollege and served at Good Shepherd Services (GSS) for the last 7 years. During this time, Ti-Me worked as an Independent Living Counselor with runaway homeless youth residents, an Advocate Counselor assisting over age and under-credited high school students to receive a high school diploma. In 2017, Ti-Me created and launched an innovative internship initiative. The Mentored Internship Program provides a supportive work experience for youth with a history or currently still in foster care. The program matches young people to internships that match their interest at the headquarters of Good Shepherd Services. Currently, she is serving as the Program Coordinator. Ti-Me has experience in campaign strategy development and fundraising in local politics for Florida and New Jersey. She is a culture-carrier for the next generation and her peers while also staying committed to ensuring that young people are prepared for their next steps in life.