Latima was born and raised in New York City. Seattle living
continues to teach her to be patient and to stop and notice nature. While
Latima hates actual comedy, she loves to laugh and appreciates laughter.
went to Virginia Tech (Let's Go Hokies) thinking she would pursue a law degree.
After a few years, she called an audible and received her bachelor's degree in
English with a focus on professional writing. She moved on to complete her
master’s degree in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New
Wanting something new, after grad school, Latima traveled across
the country for the first time ever and settled in Seattle. Latima has worked
at Friends of the Children for 6 ½ years and has loved every moment of her job
connecting with the youth and their families.
Outside of work, Latima spends her time with her husband, 3-year-old
son, dog, and cat. She enjoys binge-watching Netflix and reading books when she
can steal a moment to herself. She is also extremely passionate about climate
change, social justice, and empowering youth.