Thomasena Thomas is a rising junior at the College of Charleston. She is pursuing her bachelor's degree in political science with a concentration in public policy. Thomasena is from Florence, South Carolina, and comes from a family of entrepreneurs. When she was 15 years old, she started her own cupcake and confectionery company; FairyCakessc. She created her company with a unique mission and purpose to provide the youth of South Carolina with the skills, knowledge, and encouragement to pursue their career goals through culinary and leadership classes and mentoring programs. This inspired her to get involved in education. Among her advocacy work she is a student ambassador for Save The Children Action Network and a delegate for the South Carolina Student Legislature. In the future, Thomasena hopes to become a Teach For America corps member and potentially become U.S. Secretary of Education. Her goal is to provide students with the necessary resources they need to pursue the career of their dreams through career and technology education programs. In her free time, Thomasena enjoys teaching baking classes and growing her faith walk by writing devotional pieces for Seele Magazine.