Laurel is a sophomore at UNC, completing a Global Studies major with a minor in Chinese. In addition to Hope Gardens, she is also involved with Enrich ELL, writes for the Campus Y's blog, The Arc, and is a member of the Kappa Delta sorority. She's from Nashville, TN, and because of this, she loves live music. She also loves to read and cook, Korean bibimbap is her heart song, and she's pretty much always wearing blue jeans. In the long term, she's interested in refugee studies and immigration.