Senior at Palmetto Scholars Academy in South Carolina
A true advocate for equal education opportunities, Alayna Crafton, is an incoming senior at Palmetto Scholars Academy in North Charles, SC. Her leadership abilities are highlighted by the rigorous activities she is involved in, including Beta Club, National Honors Society, and Charleston Jewish Federation. Alayna has also interned for Joe Cunningham, a former United States Representative, and participated as a research assistant and analyst for his office. In addition, Alayna is passionate about gender equality, prison reform, and fighting antisemitism against the Jewish community. The Rising Leaders Initiative is honored to have the compassion and knowledge that Alayna brings to the team.