Linda was born in Baltimore but has lived in other areas like Texas and Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Baltimore with a Masters in Human Services Administration and a Bachelors in Applied Psychology from Coppin State University. She is a proud graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic Institute.
Linda began her professional career as a Probation Officer with the Department of Juvenile Services in Baltimore. She advocated for youth on probation and exposed them to opportunities that weren’t so readily available in their own neighborhoods. She has worked in some capacity with youth for over 12 years, 6 of those years specifically with College Access.
She has a heart for working with youth and senior adults. Her passion are her 3 children and 1 granddaughter. She is an advocate for teaching and learning life lessons. She enjoys creating healthy fun activities for her children for example, an obstacle course water fight which is in the summer at the end of the school year. In her free time she is planning family/friends activities, personal development reading, listening to some great music or at one of her children’s sporting events.
Her favorite quote is by Nelson Mandela: I Never Lose. I Either Win or I Learn