Crystal Sherriff considers herself to be a native Ashevillan, after spending her what she considers here formative years here – middle and high school. Following graduation she attended UNC Charlotte where she developed a love for the study of people and her favorite subjects: children. Having various opportunities to work with children their innocence, curiosity and candid manner continue to invoke inspiration within her. The latest opportunity came in the form of Peace Corps, where she worked as a literacy coordinator in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. During her time there she had the pleasure of working with educators and children from all over the island to implement programs assisting in closing learning gaps and creating holistic learning environments. Having returned to Asheville winter of 2018, she plans to combine her love of children and nonprofit work to create a fulfilling work experience – that’s where Leaf comes in!