Meet Our
Civic Influencers

Jordan Thorton is a Senior Psychology Student at the illustrious Elizabeth City State University. Jordan is a member of the University’s Honors Program, the Delta Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, the National Council of Negro Women, Incorporated, the Viking R.A.C.E. Program, the National Society of Leadership and Success, the TRIO Student Support Services Program, … Read more

Kylie Rice is a sophomore honors, political science student at NC A&T. Having a passion for civil rights and law, Kylie is a member of the Student Government Association and serves on the Student Judicial Council committee. Dedicated to service and advocacy, she is a proud Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc and many other notable … Read more

Angela Quintanilla-Capawana is currently an incoming freshman at Duke University, hoping to study Public Health and Biology. She plans to get involved in her campus cultural and queer organizations, as well as Define America, Wind Symphony, and DDR. They are passionate about equity for not only their own communities, but for all who are marginalized and find … Read more

Jada Muhammad is a freshman psychology student studying at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She has served as freshman class vice president this year and continues to explore her passion for political advocacy and racial injustice on her campus as well. She is passionate about social issues in her community and wants to take … Read more

Jaheim McRae is a first year Business Information Systems student from Greensboro, NC by way of Bronx, NY. As a freshman at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, he is a member of the NAACP as well as a Student Center Employee; not to mention he serves as a member of the North Carolina Army National … Read more

Niayah McFadden is a first-generation college student attending Fayetteville State University. She is a rising junior majoring in Political Science. She lost her mother her sophomore year of college due to cancer and while grieving with the significant loss of her mother, she found healthy ways to cope such as, joining organizations on campus. She is a … Read more

Arion Louallen attends South Piedmont community college. His major is Early Childhood Education, he is currently working with older 1 year olds. He is interested in being part of the Civic Influencers team for many reasons. He wants to learn more and grow as a person, he wants to be able to give back to his community. … Read more

Mary Liu is a freshman student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she is currently working towards her Political Science degree. She started her journey of advocacy in her high school career, where she focused on helping her school, local government agencies, and national organizations. She believes the voices of every individual are … Read more

Adia Johnson is a third-year industrial and systems engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University. On campus she’s apart of two community service organizations , verge modeling troupe, and the core technical officer for the google student developer club. She is interested in becoming apart of this team to get more educated on civic matters and … Read more

Ahlanna Jackson is an undergraduate student currently attending Wake Forest University and pursuing a major in Politics and International Affairs. She is passionate about community organization and advocating for the representation, health, and safety of marginalized communities in the US. Gaining experience from her position on GLSEN’s National Student Council as well as various leadership positions she has … Read more