Meet Ashanti

Where are you from?

I am from Connecticut.

What made you choose Taft?

I chose Taft because of the welcoming and loving environment.


What activities do you participate in on campus?

On campus I am a Somos Taft leader, I-block teacher, GLI Scholar, pen-pal leader, dorm mon, and school mon.

What has been your favorite class so far at Taft?

My favorite class has been Sports Psychology because it is a personal class where all your peers come together and support each other with a growth mindset.

What is your favorite spot on campus?

My favorite spot on campus is Bingham Auditorium, because it’s a place where no matter any differences, we all come together as one family.

What do you love most about Taft?

My favorite thing about Taft is the way we acknowledge our faults and are willing to  work hard to overcome differences and adversity, all the while allowing it to make us stronger as a community, and as individuals. 

What does it mean to be a Rhino?

Being a Rhino means loving every individual within the Taft community and working hard daily to make every person feel like they belong.