Kristen is a sophomore with an Environmental Science major and Biology minor. She has been involved with Hope Gardens since the Fall of 2015. As an East Coast North Carolinian, she has a love for the vast expanses of Atlantic Ocean that give her hometown the salt in its air. She loves her Hope Gardens family and the work that Hope Gardens does in the Chapel Hill community. In the long term, she hopes to be a part of this country's current renewable energy transition.