Born and raised in Cedar Bluff, Alabama, Brooke Richardson graduated magna cum laude from Auburn University in 2016, where she majored in public administration and also completed a minor in general business. As an undergraduate, Brooke was a member of the Auburn Mentoring Program, while also serving as a research assistant for Children’s Trust Fund of Alabama. After working with Impact America, Brooke plans to obtain an MBA.

What was your most meaningful service experience or extracurricular activity in college and why?

In college, I had the privilege of mentoring a child for 2 years. I hope to have changed her life the way she changed mine. It is always a blessing when you cross paths with someone you never would’ve met in other circumstances.

Who is someone you admire and why?
I admire the late Maya Angelou. She was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement and always spoke about topics other people hid from. She was a light in the world, and I want to live a life like that.