High School: Hilltop High School
College: Point Loma Nazarene University
Intensely rooted in her community, Charisa exemplifies community advocacy. Charisa approaches social justice with wisdom, confidence and insightfulness far beyond her years – lobbying local politicians and state assembly members for the rights of those often left unheard. Seamlessly blending academics, athletics and faith while facing current issues, Charisa adamantly speaks out for human values and the importance of humbly recognizing one’s self-worth. Charisa will break down barriers and bring unity to her new family at Point Loma Nazarene University.
Words I live by:
“Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value.” Desmond Tutu