Personal Statement: 


"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." I will continue to be a bird WITH wings. Hello! My name is Nykierah, I am a rising sophomore and marketing major at the illustrious, Hampton University. With my degree in marketing, I want to open childcare centers in the Philadelphia area, in addition to clothing boutiques. Over the years, I have grown many passions. Children, fashion, and giving back to my community are important to me. I am the CEO of the brand Risk2Be. It aims towards building the confidence of women through taking risks and showing society it is okay to be different. The famous Karl Lagerfeld stated, "Trendy is the last stage before tacky," and I want more women around the world to embrace that.  I have organized clothing drives, which consisted of collecting slightly worn clothing and donating them to the Goodwill. I have organized a Styling 101 workshop on campus, and participated in the 2019 Freshman Fashion show. In the fall of 2019, I plan on taking on a minor in childcare development. For the past three years, I have worked at The Smart Center of Childcare and Development, located in Lansdowne, PA, which has allowed me to get the feel of the childcare experience. In the remaining months of 2019, I am striving to build a diverse following for my brand Risk2Be. Having more individuals partake in the clothing drives, while also teaching them the importance of giving back to our communities is my goal. 

Nykierah S.

  • School: Hampton University

    Major: Marketing

    Anticipated Graduation: 

    • Undergrad (2022)