Denisha Thornton is a native of St. Petersburg, Florida and graduated with honors from the illustrious Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 2018. She has since returned to St. Petersburg to study for the LSAT and obtain a Master of Public Administration. Denisha is a leader in her community and strives daily to make the lives of the minorities in her community a bit easier. She is a member of the Saint Petersburg chapter of NAACP as well as Tampa Mass Choir. Denisha aspires to start a non-profit, named Hey, Sis! (Sisters Inspiring Success). The mission is to introduce young girls to industries where minority women are not well represented. In addition, the nonprofit will also provide the girls with sports sponsorships. Denisha is committed to advancing her local community and taking action for progressive change. She is eager for her promising future in advocacy and policy for women and minorities.