Nowkeya T. Grant has worked as the Youth Coordinator for The Striving To Attain Remarkable Teens Program (S.T.A.R.T) located in her Coconut Grove Village West community since 2017. To pursue her passion of working with children, Nowkeya attended Miami Dade College where she attained an Associates in Arts Degree and is currently completing a Bachelor's Degree in the Field of Exceptional Student Education.
Nowkeya also works as a Paraprofessional for Miami Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) for over 10 years. Currently, she is the Lab Facilitator for the Florida Virtual School at Continuing Opportunities for Purposeful Education (C.O.P.E.) Center North. The C.O.P.E. Center has a strong academic program for teen parents while supporting their mental and emotional needs as mothers and fathers. Additionally, this site has a long tradition of nurturing and assisting students and their babies to become productive citizens within our society. Nowkeya is proud to have been voted Paraprofessional/Support Personnel of the Year (2021-2022) for their site!
Last and certainly not least, Nowkeya a dedicated wife, mother, daughter, and sister strives to live by the following words:
“Good, Better, Best
Never Let it Rest
Until your Good,
becomes YOUR Better, and
Your Better becomes Your Best” – Coach Carl