Christin Thorpe is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was a student and liberal studies major with a concentration in community and social services at Hampton University. Christin worked heavily with the Hampton University Sociology Department in research and development of needs assessments of the Hampton Roads area. She has a passion for educational enrichment for disadvantaged youth. Christin worked tirelessly in creating and implementing programs that promoted a college culture among first-generation college students and economically disadvantaged youth. Christin plans to pursue a postgraduate degree in urban education policy and, subsequently, hopes to open a community center geared toward the educational enrichment of opportunity youth.