Alexis Nicole Branch is a lifelong public safety and equality activist. She was born and raised in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Where she attended Rosaryville Elementary School, James Madison Middle School, and graduated from Gwynn Park High School in 2015. She is currently obtaining her Master's from Bowie State University in Public Administration with a focus in Public Policy. She is currently working full-time with The Department of Transportation, within the office of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in Washington, D.C.
She completed her undergraduate degree Magna Cum Laude, at Bennett College for Women with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. While doing so, she served her student body as Student Government Association President, her community as Vice-President of The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and a member of the Board of Trustees. During so she was an instrumental part of the #StandWithBennett campaign where she was able to leverage her network to help raise $8.5 million from other colleges, universities, businesses and churches. She studied abroad in Israel and China. Where she worked with various non-profits, advocating for clean energy for our lineage, and against discrimination in grade school textbooks. She has always had a heart for speaking up for the people that could not speak up for themselves. She is a believer in Jesus Christ and believes:
“The Righteous are never forsaken”
Being raised by a single father showed her the importance of mentorship between women. As a former kindergarten teacher in the County, she had first-hand experience in seeing how our children were prepared for the global economy that they are expected to compete in. Which is why she is a huge advocate for everyone getting the same shot at a successful future.
She aspires to open a homeless shelter for homeless families in Prince Georges County. She anticipates finishing her Master’s degree in the Spring, 2020 semester. On her free time, she enjoys spending time with her loved ones, volunteering at homeless shelters, singing in her church choir, and of course partaking in peaceful protest. She is a member of Mt. Ennon Baptist Church, in Clinton, Maryland.
She is the grand-daughter to Uzzel Houston, and Odell Branch both of who have gone on to be with The Lord. Daughter, of Ann and Paul Branch, and sister to Avery Branch. She is currently writing a book titled ‘365 Days Without Men’ which discusses the importance of focus in young womens’ lives.