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Meet The Tribe

Romira Young


Romira is a HBCU Alumnae & Criminology major that attended Johnson C. Smith University & earned a Master's degree at Prairie View A&M University, a "boy mom". Before travel, her goal was to become a police officer, and serve to protect the youth in her community.

Jasmine Sheppard

Customer Service Manager

Jasmine Sheppard is a native of Atlanta, Georgia who currently resides in Richmond, Virginia. She is a middle school English teacher, as well as a mental health counselor for adults and children. Prior to pursuing her passion of helping individuals in various steps of life, Jasmine attended THE Virginia State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology.

After graduation, she continued her educational journey and earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching in Special Education and an Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction...

Trezaline Coffield

Travel Coordinator

Trez hails from Baltimore, Maryland. She is an Army veteran who currently serves as a federal civil servant with the Department of Defense. She acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from the University of Maryland, and holds a number of professional credentials and certifications.

Trez has lived in Sierra Vista- AZ, Daegu- South Korea, and Killeen- Texas...

Kenya Thompson

Web Manager

Kenya is the Website Manager for Melanin Globe with a passion in designing and test automation. She was born and raised in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Kenya has also lived in Folsom, California for 3 years. She loves exploring new places and meeting new people! Kenya received her Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Science from Claflin University in 2015.

Kenya has more than 5 years of industry experience as a Software Quality Assurance Engineer...

LaToya Wilson

Travel Coordinator

LaToya is a wife, mom, a Licensed Social Worker, and a therapeutic coach based in Pittsburgh, PA. She has a Bachelor's in Psychology and Cultural Studies, as well a Master's Degrees in Child Psychology and Social Work.

LaToya’s favorite vacation spot is anywhere warm. She is adventurous and will try anything once...

Raven Spady

Travel Coordinator

Raven is a Baltimore, Maryland native and resident, who also lived in Atlanta, Georgia. Raven has a Master's degree in Social Work, and is a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker. Raven is the Executive Director of Holistic Health Coaching and Counseling, serves as the Clinical Director for two foster care programs, and provides clinical consultation, supervision and mental health training in the Baltimore area...

Alexus Berry

Travel Coordinator

Alexus originates from Midwest , yet has currently settled in Georgia, until the wind blows her elsewhere. A woman with ambition- she has a Bachelor's in Health Science, a Master’s in Health Administration, and is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in Public Health. Who says beauty and brains can’t pair well?

When she’s not conquering the academic world.....

Tanitra Carter

Travel Coordinator

Tanitra is native of New Orleans, Louisiana, buy has resided in Atlanta, GA for the past 10 years. She is a healthcare professional with a passion for mental health, but, her favorite title by far is "boy mom."

TJ Fennoy

Travel Coordinator

TJ was born & raised in Columbus, Ohio but moved to Charlotte, North Carolina in 2017 & has currently been living in Fort Mill, South Carolina since 2020!

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