Trazana Alecia Staples is a native of Cincinnati Ohio.
She holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Law and Policy from Vermont Law School, Bachelors of Science Degree from Trevecca Nazarene University in Management and Human Relations, and an Associates of Science Degree from Xavier University in Criminal Justice. In addition, she is an alumni of Class 31 is the Neighborhood Leadership Institute Cleveland. She is the former Executive Director of Gabriel's Place located in the community of Avondale in Cincinnati Ohio, and the founder and former Executive Director of Another Avenue Cultural Resource Center in Nashville Tennessee. She has over 35 years of progressive administration, management, and community organizing experience with various non-profit community organizations.
On October 3, 2017, she survived a massive Stroke. In an effort to reinvent herself, she is fulfilling her passion to help support and teach communities about stroke awareness through holistic recovery methods. As well as providing healthy food and nutritional education, while enlightening all to a natural healthy way of living. She is a longtime advocate for healthy food, community, and environmental sustainability, as well as an author, song writer, and ecopreneur.