Asiah is a self-proclaimed "Yank-xan" (Yankee and Texan). Though she was born in New York, she grew up in Irving and Denton, Texas. She is a proud UNT Alum who earned her Bachelor’s in Integrative Studies (Behavior Analysis, Counseling, and Psychology), minor in Spanish, and a certificate in Leadership Studies. She took a break from the Texas heat to earn her Master's in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University. Her passion is assisting students in finding a sense of belonging on campus, developing personal, leadership, and professional skills, and transitioning into a career. Her student affairs interest areas include student activities, multicultural affairs, leadership and professional development, mentorship, service, and TRIO. Things she loves include traveling, cats, milk tea, Tex-Mex cuisine, and UNT traditions.