Online Course Instructor
Shanina "Nina" Shumate is a powerful leader with passion for providing underrepresented, undeserved and faith based communities with information and resources about college exposure, wellness and career advancement. Shanina's educational journey has taken many turns. She earned two Associates of Art degrees from Laney College. She then transferred to San Francisco State University to earn her Bachelor's of Art degree in Liberal Studies with a minor in History, and continued to earn her Masters of Science degree in Counseling with a specialization in career and emphasis in college counseling. She later earned her Yoga certification and Esthetician license to assist individuals and families to embrace their confidence and take care of their personal and professional wellness.
For the past 20 years, Shanina has gone above and beyond for every student and staff she encounters. Shanina ensures that individuals she works with know-how to navigate the systems in which they are involved, and access the resources to which they are entitled. Shanina is described by her students and colleagues as a hard-working, inspirational and "absolute rock star."