A South Florida native, Alexia Lakeman currently resides in Atlanta, where she is an honors student pursuing a B.A. in English at Spelman College. She hopes to continue her education in a graduate program. She aims to portray the lives of immigrant families as a testament to her Jamaican parents and the diverse culture of her upbringing, and her desire is to provide the perspective of those seen, but rarely heard, within her work. When Alexia isn’t attending classes or working on her storytelling, she enjoys playing guitar, watching movies, and perfecting recipes.