Celina comes from a lineage of agrarians based in Nigeria and the US south. She utilizes ancestral earth-based knowledge to grow culturally-relevant foods on her family land. Since receiving her MA in the education field from UT Austin, her work centers on the intersection of race and food to promote food sovereignty. She has a range of teaching experience and enjoys contributing to community-based projects. Additionally, she served on several boards and committees. She joined TCLF to support state-wide initiatives to increase access to locally-produced fresh food.