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Jurisdiction: Biscoe

University: Winston

Hometown: Charlotte, NC

Mya graduated with a degree in Criminal Justice with a double concentration of Forensic Science and Global Justice from Winston-Salem State University. She served as the department's Justice Studies Club Vice President and Research Assistant. Mya has previous experience working with local government as an intern for the Mayor's Youth employment program, as well as working with Charlotte Mecklenburg's Police Department and the District Attorney's office.


Blog Posts

Seeing Grace in Growth: Self experience in the fellowship so far

by Mya Ellis

At the beginning of the fellowship, I cannot even lie I was very nervous because I didn’t really have any experience involving government work besides working with CMPD. My first day at my host site was very calm and it gave me a chance to meet everyone and get a …