A ﬁrst generation Nigerian originally from Sacramento. She has a Master’s Degree in Education and is currently pursuing a doctorate at the University of San Francisco as part of the International & Multicultural Education program in the School of Education. She is moving towards her 13th year of teaching with a focus on social justice and anti-bias curriculum.
Her research is centered on the experiences of Black girl learners and the cultural and ideological disconnects of educators in predominantly white secondary institutions. As a social justice educator, she seeks to give voice and visibility to those who have been left in the margins. Creating Making Us Matter was a necessary step in combating anti-Blackness in schools and decolonizing curriculum through counter narratives.