Born and Raised in Massillon, Ohio Shaunté is the Digital Campaign Manager for Ohio Student Association. In high school, her passion for media lead her to Kent State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Media Production with a minor in Pan-African Studies. During College, she was awaken to the social, racial and economic disparities that would systematically hinder Black People.
From this Shaunte’ has dedicated her time to criminal justice reform, civic engagement, political eduction and furthering black futures. She joined the Akron Organizing Collaborative as a voter registration canvasser, and voter education in low propensity voting neighborhoods. She then joined the Ohio Organizing Collaborative as the Digital Communications Coordinator and worked on campaigns like, police brutally and accountability, higher education, school-to-prision pipeline, safety net, bail reform and a criminal justice campaign that lead to a state wide ballot initiative. She now works with the Ohio Student Association and is currently working on ban-the-box campaigns for higher education institutions, bail reform, and joining art activists through the Midwest Culture Labs. In her free time she spends her time being a creative by filming videos, creating digital content, or expressing herself through makeup.