Knisha was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She is currently obtaining her Master of Science in Biomedical Science at UWM. Prior to UWM, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Zoology from UW-Madison in 2020. Knisha is thrilled to work as the Graduate Assistant for Peer Mentoring and hopes to help students function at a high success rate while making the most of their college experience. She is passionate about all things science as well as social justice issues surrounding equality and inclusion. Outside of the office Knisha enjoys spending time with her cat and watching horror films.