Destini Alexander

Thrive Program Manager, Children and Family Programs

I am from Atlanta and attended Fort Valley State University where I earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a minor criminal justice specializing in forensic psychology. I also hold a master’s degree in public health/ environmental health.

More About Destini

Hobbies:

I enjoy playing tennis and spending quality time with family.

What has prepared me for my new role

I have worked in social services for over 5 years. I am particularly prepared for working in the Thrive program because my experience is in serving at-risk youth and adults.

Why did I choose Christian City?

I believe Christian City aligns with my goals in serving youth and wanting to make a difference in someone life and being able to see the changes made. That’s fulfilling!!

Why am I excited about my new role?

Excitement is just one word to describe my feelings. I believe in the Thrive Program and because I trust the process and the structure of the program, I know Thrive will do well. I am excited to work with the youth and assist them in navigating through life.

Fun Fact:

I was the 1st Homecoming Queen at my High School.

Favorite Decade:

Early 2000’s

Favorite Food:

West African Food (Jollof Rice)

Favorite Book:

Becoming by Michelle Obama

Favorite Song:

Lovely Day by Bill Withers

Favorite Movie:

I love the Harry Potter movies

Favorite Childhood Memory:

When I won Reporter for the State of Georgia National Jr Beta Club