Daysha Reed

She/Her/Hers & They/Them/Theirs

23 Years Old

Michigan Foster Care System

Daysha Reed is a recent graduate from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Child Development and Cultural and Global Studies with a certificate in Cultural Competency. After graduating from college, Daysha plans on taking a year off to work as an Americorps Member in Nashville, Tennessee before starting graduate school. In their free time, Daysha enjoys listening to music, playing video games, eating good food, travelling, watching scary movies until it's too scary, and learning new things.


Daysha was in the state of Michigan’s foster care system for about 5 years with about two foster care placements. Daysha aged out of foster care at 21. Daysha hopes to start a non-profit to help racial/ethnic minorities as well as LGBTQ2S+ youth in foster care with accessing resources.