Nina Small, Hampton University
Nina Small is a junior at Hampton University majoring in political science with a minor in Spanish. At Hampton, she is a four-time Dean’s List recipient. Nina’s commitment to serving her community is exhibited by being a part of Sisters Inspiring Sisters, a mentoring program for young girls in the Hampton Roads area, and being a part of the Hampton University Student Recruitment Team. She currently interns as a teacher’s assistant, primarily for Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammed B. Sillah. Nina also was a summer intern at Allen Brother PLLC located in Detroit, Michigan. She is a recipient of the Spirit of Detroit award, Hampton University room and board scholarship, Hampton University Detroit Alumni Scholarship, and the Plymouth United Church of Christ Pruitt scholarship. After graduation, Nina plans to pursue a PhD in environmental policy with a concentration in environmental racism. She hopes to work in a capacity to bring about change within the minority communities, to correct the disparities still lingering from the past.