Hope joined First Year Experience in December 2017. She has previously worked in Administration and Finance and the College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida. Originally from Nashville, TN, Hope received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in History from the University of Central Florida. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Criminal Justice and her Master’s degree in Digital Forensics. In her free time, Hope enjoys cooking, reading historical books, traveling, and spending time outdoors.