A resident of Leeds, Alabama, Rebecca graduated summa cum laude from Auburn University with a degree in anthropology. As an undergraduate, Rebecca was heavily involved in the AU bands as a band librarian and a member of two Greek music and service organizations. After Impact America, Rebecca plans to pursue a master’s degree in social work and focus on issues among LGBTQ+ youth. 

What do you like to do for fun?

If I’m by myself, I love to cook, exercise, crochet, listen to music, and try out new coffee shops! If I’m with some friends, I love watching movies or playing fun games like Cards Against Humanity or Jackbox!

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

Most people don’t know that I’m originally from New York! I was born in Rhinebeck, and my family and I lived in a couple different places until my mom and I moved down to Alabama when I was seven. While I’ve spent most of my upbringing in the South, much of my heart still lives up north!

What is your favorite quote from a book, film, or song?

“Beginnings always hide themselves in ends” from the song “Move On” by Mike Posner. This line really put things in perspective when I was going through difficult times, but it let me know that new things were coming that I could look forward to!