Shukita Whitaker Massey

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Class of 2001, Frank and Marie Blechman Scholar

“There were numerous times while I was growing up that I heard that the odds were against me. Because of my background and where I was from, society had already forecast my future. I chose not to believe anything that would go against my goals and dreams, utilizing the resources and character-building lessons from An Achievable Dream.”

Shukita Massey graduated from Mary Baldwin College with a B.A. in business administration and minors in political science and leadership studies. She received her law degree from the College of William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and now serves as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the Commonwealth’s Attorney Office in Hampton, Virginia. As instilled in her by AAD, Massey is committed to community involvement. She actively participates on various boards and organizations throughout the area, such as the Newport News Human Rights Commission and the Peninsula Bar Association.