The National Sea Grant Law Center


  • Meet Our 2023 Community Engaged Intern: Tiara Parkins

  • May 22nd, 2023 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • We are excited to welcome Tiara Parkins, NSGLC’s 2023 Community Engaged Intern. Tiara is a senior Integrated Marketing Communications major at the University of Mississippi.

    1. Where are you from?

    I am from Shaw, MS, which is a small town in the Mississippi Delta.

    2. Who inspires you?

    My grandmother Brenda is a source of inspiration for me. She has always encouraged me to be my best self, motivates me, and acts as a parental figure. She reflects the person I aspire to be.

    3. What are you most excited about doing this summer?

    I am excited about creating social media content, learning more about environmental justice and the Law Center’s research, and working on communications and advertising.

    4. What do you do in your free time?

    During my free time, I run my graphic design business, By Miss Pisces. I also enjoy hanging out with friends and listening to my favorite neo soul playlist on Spotify.

    5. What is your favorite social media platform?

    My favorite social media platform is Instagram, but TikTok is definitely going to replace it very soon.

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