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 Department of Language, Literature, & Cultural Studies

Our Writing Consultants


Writing Consultants Spring 2021


Empty PictureBeatrice Amoateng

Writing Consultant
Major: History & Government
Classification: Senior
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Favorite TV Series: The Office
Dream Job: Acting
Quote to live by: "When one door closes, another opens. Or you can just open the closed door. That's how doors work."


Bisola Akindolire

Writing Consultant
Major: Biology
Classification: Junior 
Favorite Food: Anything spicy--the hotter, the better!
Favorite Artist: Bob Marley
Fun fact: English is not my first language...
Hobbies: Reading, doing makeup, cooking, making music, and spending time with my sisters
Quote to live by: "Everything Happens for a Reason"

BreonnaBreonna Smith 

Writing Consultant
Major: Early Childhood Education/ Special Education
Classification: Sophomore 
Favorite TV Series: Grown•ish
Zodiac: Capricorn 
Dream Job: Kindergarten Teacher and owning my own learning center 
Favorite food: Tacos


JannahJannah Nash

Graduate Writing Consultant
Major: Mental Health Counseling 
Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student 
Favorite food: Tacos, Chicken/Beef/Lamb/Salmon with Gravy & Rice
Favorite Netflix Series:Stranger Things, YOU, reality tv, designated survivor
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius 
Hobbies: eating good, cooking new recipes, listening to music, dancing,  exercising, reading, going on different adventures, hanging out with friends, and anything that gives me peace of mind



Jessica Branch

Writing Consultant
Major: Psychology 
Classification: Senior
Favorite Food: Mac & Cheese, Fruity Pebbles, and Seafood
Favorite Artist: Summer Walker and Jhene Aiko
Zodiac Sign: I’m the best Leo you could ever find
Hometown: Baltimore, MD



Mary-Beth Roberts

 Writing Consultant
Major: English Literature & Language (Linguistics Concentration)
Classification: Senior
Favorite Food: kimchi
Favorite Song: What Does the Fox Say?
Favorite TV Series: Doctor Who
Hobbies: conlanging; writing; reading; studying linguistics, languages, cultures, history

blank picNia Hicks

Writing Consultant
Major: VCDMA (Animation)
Classification: Senior
Hometown: PG County, MD
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Dream Job: Having my own animated tv show
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies, playing video games, and drawing 


empty picSamaria Barnes

Writing Consultant


empty picSayeeda Jordan

Writing Consultant
Major: English, Language & Literature
Classification: Senior 
Hometown: Diego Martin, Trinidad & Tobago
Favorite Foods: Pholourie, French Fries, & Buffalo Wings
Hobbies: dying my hair, nature trails, & amusement parks
Quote to live by: “Shout loud, ‘I am lucky to be what I am…I am what I am! That’s a great thing to be!'” -Dr. Seuss


empty picTemmy Akindolire

Writing Consultant
Major: Business Administration (Marketing Concentration)
Classification: Sophomore
Dream Job: Author
Zodiac Sign: I am a proud Scorpio
Favorite TV Series: The Office and Friends
Favorite Food: Noodles



Terri Shephard

Graduate Writing Consultant
Major: Mental Health Counseling
Classification: 2nd Year Graduate Student
Favorite Food: vegan mashed potatoes
Some of my favorite music artists: William Cata, Jeremy Camp, and Bizzle
Hometown: PG County, MD
Hobbies: reading, playing sports, & watching funny or informative movies and vlogs