Kameish Johnson

Senior Grants Associate

Kameish holds a Masters in Global Studies from Liberty University and a B.A. in Communication Studies from Niagara University with a minor in Marketing. She has spent time as a disaster relief volunteer for Samaritan’s Purse International Relief as well as working with children in a feeding center and orphanage in Tinca, Romania. Additionally, she has completed an internship volunteering at micro-finance site in Masaya, Nicaragua where she had the opportunity to help women who were victims of domestic violence and abuse develop business skills. Over the course of her studies and travels abroad, Kameish has learned to speak several languages including Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Arabic.

What inspires me to do what I do
I see myself as a global citizen with a responsibility to help others. I want to help create a better society and make the most meaningful, long-lasting impact in a viable way.

Nicknames
Kami, Kam-Kam, Meish

A person I’d love to meet
Queen Rania of Jordan

Likes
Speaking to people in their native language – even if it’s just a simple “hello” or “thank you.” I also enjoy creating bucket lists, making all the plans, and checking the items off.

Slogans for life
 If something scares you, do it.

Book that moved me
“In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day” by Mark Batterson

Guilty pleasure
Tiramisu…especially since I’m allergic to coffee!

Something someone would be surprised to know about me
I used to be a professional studio photographer.

Thing that really baffles me
Parachute pants. I just don’t get it.

Favorite meal
Sushi or anything with avocado as an ingredient

Random fact about me
I was a certified fitness instructor for 2 years. I love motivating and encouraging people to reach their personal goals.

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