Shia Asha Sanford Stennis

Lesher Foundation Scholar (2017)  

Shia is a Diablo Valley College student who plans to a get degree in Architecture at UC Berkeley. She hopes to use architecture as a means to give back to the communities that have helped her with her growth and journey. Despite many obstacles she had to face, Shia continues to work towards her goals in education while working with an autistic student and her involvement in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.