The National Sea Grant Law Center


  • Meet NSGLC Summer Research Associate: Cheyanne Sharp

  • May 29th, 2024 — Category: Staff

  • Photo of an American Bullfrog by Judy Gallagher

    The National Sea Grant Law Center is excited to welcome Summer Research Associate — Cheyanne Sharp, a 2L at Stetson University College of Law.

    1. Where are you from?

    I am from Montgomery, New York.

    2. What was your first job?

    My first job was a dietary aide at a nursing home when I was 16.

    3. Who inspires you?

    My biggest inspiration is my late grandfather, who was my best friend and biggest supporter. He had the most jubilant and entertaining spirit, lighting up every room he walked into. He always encouraged me to follow my dreams and do the right thing, and I strive to be the same bright light and advocate for others like he was for me.

    4. What made you consider a career in law?

    My undergraduate major was Environmental Science, and I decided that I wanted to help protect both the planet and the people that call it home through a legal career. I decided to pursue environmental law because it will allow me to combine my passion for conservation and sustainability with my proclivity toward research and writing.

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

    I am most excited to learn about current events and issues within environmental law that I might not have been exposed to yet. I am also excited to prepare publicly-accessible and informative material like Sandbar articles to share this knowledge with others.

    6. Where’s your favorite beach? OR What is your favorite beach memory?

    My favorite beach is Anna Maria Island here in Florida.

    7. What do you do in your free time?

    Whenever possible, I like to enjoy my free time in nature by relaxing at the beach or exploring nature preserves. At home, I like to crochet, watch documentaries and horror movies, and spend time with my cat!

    8. Do you have any hidden talents? What are they?

    I can say the alphabet backwards!

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