Shakera was a junior majoring in Applied Communications and African American Studies minor from Fort Worth, Texas. On a mission for knowledge, integrity, and peace Shakera served as an Executive Board Member of the P.O.W.E.R. Study Group on her campus as well as a Student Ambassador for the John H. Johnson School of Communications. Shakera is dedicated to promoting her core values of love, honesty, respect, and perseverance. This has led her to seek coalition and cohesiveness in the African American community as well as between communities everywhere. A small business owner, Shakera intends to âMANIFEST EXCELLENCEâ with her entrepreneurial endeavors to empower young adults, thereby âEquipping Changed Youth to Change The Worldâ.