Legislative Aide, Anna V Eskamani
Cheyenne Drews (she/her) was born and raised in the small town of Edgewater, Florida where her family and community modeled hard work and sacrifice. It was in Orlando that she grew to understand the power of everyday people in the fight and the deep need for structural change in our country. In 2017, she graduated as a first-generation college student, a proud Knight from the University of Central Florida. She is soon to serve as the Legislative Aide to State Representative Anna V. Eskamani after successfully managing her 2020 campaign for re-election. Empowering and supporting young leaders and most-directly impacted people was and continues to be central to her roles. Cheyenne has worked as an intern with Equality Florida, the state’s largest LGBTQ organization, as a researcher and writer on statewide theories of change, and as the Operations Supervisor for the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida, which processes human donor breast milk for preemie and NICU babies. Cheyenne is passionate about reproductive justice, fighting for the rights of women and femmes, and expanding resources to sexual education and abortion access. Cheyenne cares deeply about protecting the environment, enjoys finding vegan eats with her Orlando chosen-family, and cherishes any time spent with animals. She is studying Buddhism & enjoys going to concerts, solo travels, and poetry. A former thespian of Troupe 1903, she believes storytelling can elicit compassion and that joy can be abundant.