Shijuan Haynes was raised in Texas but now lives in Auburn, WA. He attends the University of Washington – Tacoma and plans to pursue an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Urban Development and Environmental Studies. Shijuan is planning to redesign Red-lined communities and Urban Housing Projects. He is working on a new Urban Living Model that will make communities with People of Color more self-sustaining by using resources already located in the area. Shijuan received the Trans*Identified and Walker-Solveson scholarships.