Farrahn Hawkins graduated from Western Illinois University with her master’s degree in Economics. She received her post-baccalaureate certificate in planning and community development. Her undergraduate studies consisted of International Business. Farrahn is currently serving as a Park Ranger in Yosemite National Park for the National Park Service. She has certainly found her passion in youth education and community development. She has dedicated the last 10 years to brightening the futures of students around the world (ex: Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, Semester at Sea, etc.).