Cleveland native Allyson Carpenter
is a sophomore and a political science major. At school, she is the Deputy Chief of Staff to Howard’s student body president, Leighton Watson, who is also a Young Futurist for 2015. On February 20th, she had the honor of introducing First Lady Michelle Obama at the “Celebrating Women of the Movement” Black History Month event in the East Room of the White House. The 18-year-old sophomore at Howard University is a Political Science major who doubles as an elected official at the Advisory Neighborhood Commission.