Lea is an aspiring aerospace engineer. As a small child, her mother relocated their family from Arkansas to the Bay Area. Growing up in the Bay and becoming an A Better Chance scholar has provided Lea with a quality education inside and outside of the classroom. She is passionate about STEM, the performing arts, and community-building. Her leadership style is filled with sweet southern charm. Lea is also honored to lead and be led by her community, and she endeavors to be an upstanding member of her community, attend Vanderbilt University in several years, and eventually reach the stars working for NASA.