“I am deeply dissatisfied – about so many things, about injustice, about the way the world works – and in some ways, my dissatisfaction drives my storytelling.”

--Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Kalyn is a summer fellow for the Jackson Center where she intertwines her love for storytelling with social justice, social mobility, and socializing with others. While Kalyn is working to obtain her Master’s in social work at UNC-Chapel Hill, she is a writer at heart. A former post-graduate fellow at ABC News and current freelance writer, Kalyn covers topics ranging from social justice, mental health, culture, education, and business, aiming to utilize her platforms to spark positive change and lasting impacts.

Kalyn is a Georgia Bulldawg for life and a forever-cheerleader who aims to spread the spirit of hope, inspiration, and joy everywhere she goes as a means of combating the injustices that plague our world.