Meet the Team: Tennessee

Hunter Keane

Hunter Keane, Regional Director, Memphis

Hunter Keane, a native of the Memphis area, graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University with a double major in philosophy and marketing as well as a minor in international studies. He then attained an M.A. in Religion and Public Engagement from Wake Forest University. Read More >

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Ashley Peterson

Ashley Peterson, Program Manager (TN)

Originally from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Ashley Peterson made her way to the Bluff City where she graduated from Rhodes College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business. She first served with Impact America as a student volunteer, preparing income taxes through the SaveFirst initiative. Read More >

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Jack Barganier

Jack Barganier, AmeriCorps Member

Jack Barganier graduated summa cum laude from Sewanee: The University of the South with a major in art history.  Read More >

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Paige Bates

Paige Bates, AmeriCorps Member

FocusFirst Team Lead (TN)

Paige Bates is a native of Memphis, TN. She attended college at The University of Tennesse, Knoxville where she majored in psychology with a pre-med concentration. Read More >

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Keosha Boyd

Keosha Boyd, AmeriCorps Member

Keosha Boyd graduated from the University of Memphis. Prior to working at Impact, she served as an AmeriCorps member in City Year, where she helped her students improve their academics and general behavior. Read More >

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Darian Boyd

Darian Boyd, AmeriCorps Member

Originally from Oxford, North Carolina, Darian Boyd graduated magna cum laude from NC State University, where he majored in Textile Technology. Read More >

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Alexicia Campbell

Alexicia Campbell, AmeriCorps Member

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Alexicia Campbell Dean's list scholar graduated from Union University in 2019, where she majored in Psychology. As an undergraduate, Alexicia received the Servant Leadership award for her passionate work and dedication at Hands Up Preschool.

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Andres Dueñas

Andres Dueñas, AmeriCorps Member

Andres Dueñas, born in Caracas, Venezuela with roots originating from Colombia, has called the United States his home since the age of five. Read More >

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Rebekah King Fahey

Rebekah King Fahey, AmeriCorps Member

Born in Birmingham, Alabama and later raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Rebekah graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014, where she majored in Public Relations and completed a minor in Spanish. Read More >

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Ashia Hardaway

Ashia Hardaway, AmeriCorps Member

Ashia Hardaway, a graduate from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Ashia was born and raised in Memphis, TN and intends to commit her adulthood to local nonprofits and mentoring for young adults. Read More >

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Sydney Joseph

Sydney Joseph, AmeriCorps Member

Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Sydney Joseph graduated from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga majoring in Pre-Professional Biology.  Read More >

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Khendra Lucas

Khendra Lucas, AmeriCorps Member

SaveFirst Team Lead (TN)

Prattville, Alabama native Khendra Lucas graduated from Auburn University in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, also completing a minor in Psychology. Read More >

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Moriah Muhammad

Moriah Muhammad, AmeriCorps Member

Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, in 2019 Moriah Muhammad graduated from Rhodes College with a Bachelors of Science in Neuroscience and a minor in Anthropology and Sociology.  Read More >

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Brent Palmer

Brent Palmer, AmeriCorps Member

Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Brent Palmer is a proud recent graduate of Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He ended his time at the university this Summer with a BS in Communication Studies, specializing in Intercultural Communication.  Read More >

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