Starmeshia Jones is a native of upstate New York who relocated to the Midwest almost three years ago. Currently she resides on the Old Northside in Indianapolis. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Michigan State University and a minor in Peace and Justice Studies. She went on to obtain a Masters of School Psychology from Roberts Wesleyan College (NY). Growing up in the inner city, Starmeshia became involved in issues of social justice at an early age and is particularly interested in systematic racism in urban communities, education and the criminal justice system.