Marèshia K Rucker was born on May 8, 1995. She currently attends "THE" Fort Valley State University, where she is a junior majoring in Mass Communications- Public Relations and Broadcasting. She graduated as a Honor graduate with a 4.0 from Wilcox County High School in 2013 ,where she spearheaded and successfully organized her county's first integrated prom. During Rucker's unexpected climb for social change, she gained worldwide attention. She was interviewed by Amy Goodman on national Public Radio, and appeared on Diane Sawyer ABC World news with Steve Osumani. Rucker was featured in JET Magazine, landed an exhibit in the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, and was recently featured as a guest on The Steve Harvey Show. Marèshia is now the Founder and CEO of Marèshia K Rucker, LLC and The Marèshia Rucker Foundation Inc. She continues to be the voice of her generation, and when she's not delivering upbeat empowering speeches, she is enjoying her family and making strides towards change through her every day life.