Latishia Futrell was born in Los Angeles, CA. She attended California State University Hayward, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Comm. focused on Business Admin. and Public Relations. Today, Futrell is in her last year in the Graduate Liberal Studies program at Duke. Tish is the mother of two DPS children, and she has a genuine heart for education and serving her community. Futrell has worked in Higher Education administration, including 8 years at Clark Atlanta University, and now at Duke in Graduate Student Affairs. Tish has a knack for curating special events and designing and developing programs for K-12, where she has served as a member of the PTA since 2011. She continues to volunteer her time and talent, working with non-profit organizations like Wailing Women Outreach Ministries, YOUnique Legacies, and BUMP The Triangle.