Rahkiah is wholeheartedly invested in the success of children and youth in our local community and beyond. Over the past 9 years, she has been involved with several youth educational programs in Alachua County, such as Kids Count in Alachua County, Inc. where she worked as a Program Director and previously served as a Board Member. In her spare time, she teaches beginning violin to young students.
Rahkiah was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and graduated from Dillard Center for the Performing Arts where her choice of study was violin. She has studied Family, Youth and Community Sciences at the University of Florida before venturing on to complete a two-year leadership in ministry program.
My emoji is a direct reflection of how I am always smiling on the outside and in my heart.
Why I do this work: It is purposed in my heart to be an advocate, inspiration and to empower the next generation to succeed in school and in life. I feel that an investment in youth and children is the most effective way to make an impact on the future today.