Nija is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies. She has a history of service to the community as a City Year team member. She has spent over 10 years as a mentor and tutor for youth in the Philadelphia area. Educating and empowering young people matters most to Nija. She possesses a great passion and undying enthusiasm for serving others and creating change no matter how small. Nija lives in Philadelphia with her six year old son.