Rakiyah is deeply passionate about serving youth in New York City. As an Upper West Side native, she originally started in the education field by tutoring students in her spare time, and her passion grew into a career specializing in education for close to eight years. Before joining TFFJ, Rakiyah spent several years working in operations in various school networks including private and charter schools. She holds a BS in Psychology and still enjoys learning about human behavior and what makes everyone so unique. Rakiyah is excited to join TFFJ to combat food insecurity and give youths in NYC the best lives possible.