Fellow:Nisha Clemons

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Nisha Clemons
School (Cohort)
Elizabeth City State University (2023 cohort)
Majoring in
Business Administration


Qua'Nisha Clemons, Nisha for short was born on the eastside of Detroit, Michigan July 30th 1998. Nisha grew up in Detroit and metro-Detroit most of her life. Graduating from L'Anse Creuse High School - North in Macomb, Michigan. While in high school Nisha was very active in various clubs and organizations such as Student Government, Collation club, Diversity club, Key Club, Junior and Senior Powder Puff, Junior ROTC, Performing Arts' Troupe 7402 and many more clubs and organizations thorough her high school career. Upon graduating in June 2017 Nisha briefly attended The University of Michigan - Flint but unenrolled due to finical costs. In the mean time Nisha was an employee for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles in Sterling Heights, Michigan. During the time Nisha attended carious community colleges thorough her early 20's. During her working journey Nisha has had the change to work in the entrepreneur space owning her own desert business' called "Butta Jars" a cheesecake desert business that grossed over $1,000 in sales the first five months of business. Some other projects Nisha has worked on and worked for was The John Shippen National Invitational hosted in Detroit, Michigan in 2020 and 2021. After the pandemic in 2020 and losing her mother back in June 2019 Nisha decided to purse her education once again in community college. After completing a semester at her local community college. Nisha found herself homeless in 2022, but that didn't let her stop her from completing and pursuing her dreams and envision the bigger picture. In August of 2022 Nisha decided to pack up her belongings and move across the country to Elizabeth City, North Carolina and attend the Illustrious Elizabeth City State University studying Business Administration with a focus in Marketing and a minor in English. In her time at ECSU Nisha has been able to become a Thurgood Marshall College Fund Coca-Cola 1st Gen Scholarship recipient, Dean's list 2022-2023, TMCF Leadership Institute Recipient, Rocket Mortgage Admin Sales Internship - Summer 2023. Nisha has joined a host of clubs and organizations such as 1704 Media Productions as a social media manager, and contributor, SGA sophomore class senator 2023-2024, Entrepreneurship founding member and social media char, CAB general member, NSLS member, Civic Influencer, NC Black Alliance 2023-2024, Campus Vote Project fellow. In only attended her institution in just a year Nisha has been able to showcase her leadership capabilities while also breaking generational curses of being the first person in her family to attened college, and an HBCU.


Certificate of Legislative Training by Daniel Brown

Social media profiles

Instagram - @ImNishasnook , @Imbigleo