Senai Carr - Mentor
I am from PG county and I'm currently a freshman at Bowie State University majoring in Criminal Justice. Although I have never been a mentor before I am my friends often call on me for advice. I am also a big sister, and I would love to be considered a sister to my mentees. I want to create a safe space for young girls to grow and express themselves.
Rhiley Jones - Mentor
Rhiley Jones was raised in Bowie, Maryland for most of her life but moved to Calvert County her freshman year of high school. She graduated from Huntingtown High School and is currently a sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park. She studies Government and Politics with a minor in Nonprofit Leadership and Social Innovation.
Rhiley has always been involved in community service, leadership, and spaces of mentoring. She works for Maryland Leadership Workshops where she facilitates workshops for middle schoolers on topics ranging from relationship building to advocacy and awareness. She was also a Girl Scout where she was actively involved in serving her community and mentoring younger Girl Scouts. All of this is motivation to make a positive impact with BBBYEG.
As a mentor, she wants to foster meaningful connections with the mentees and go out on social events when she can. She plans to be a positive asset in their life and be there for them whenever they need her.
After undergrad, Rhiley plans to pursue her Master's degree in Public Policy. Her long term aspiration is to be a U.S. Senator but before that she wants to work for the nonprofit sector, think tanks, go to law school, and travel.
Clarke Thompson-Gay - Mentor
Clarke Thompson-Gay was born and raised in Prince George’s County, MD and graduated from Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School in Olney, Maryland in 2019. Clarke currently attends the University of Pittsburgh and is majoring in Natural Sciences on the pre-med track as well as getting minors in Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Africana Studies, Chemistry, and a certificate in American Sign Language.
Clarke has admired and appreciated the mentors she was surrounded by growing up and is passionate about doing the same for other young girls through Bold Brilliant Beautiful Girls Youth Empowerment Group. As a mentor, Clarke hopes to create a safe and inclusive environment for all her mentees and aims to help them develop the tools/skills they will need to become intelligent, passionate, and ambitious young women. . Her future goal is to become a Perinatologist (doctor of maternal/fetal medicine) and help decrease the maternal mortality rate for Black women.
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Robert Marshall - Mentor
Robert Marshall is a native of the Washington D.C. area. He has served 15 years in the military and has been a police officer for 13 years. He is currently a school resource officer in the D.C. Public School System. He has a passion for community service and working with children. Robert has studied at Florida A&M and the University of Maryland specializing in law enforcement.