KIPP SoCal Public Schools Alum
Briaunna Picart is a second-year student at UCLA studying Psychology. Growing up in Westmont in South Central L.A. and understanding the issues her community faces has shaped her passion for public service. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, she served as a tutor for children in her community to remind them of the possibilities that lie ahead. As an advocate and leader in her community, she aims to highlight disparities in access to healthy food across the city. She continues to be engaged in both tutoring and gardening. Through her career, she hopes to help reduce the public health crises within BIPOC and low-income communities by increasing the accessibility and affordability of quality healthcare.