Trayshawn was born and raised in New Orleans Uptown area. He later attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry. While in college, he learned that he wanted to do and be more in his hometown. He has worked to increase his knowledge of politics, farming, the history of social justice, and leadership. Trayshawn works on various HousingNOLA initiatives, such as Public Policy, Healthy Homes, and Energy Efficiency for All, to ensure the completion of HousingNOLA Action Items throughout the year. He aims to be a positive impact in his hometown, but he doesn’t let that prevent him from enjoying himself. When he has free time, he likes to bike, read, and just have an overall good time. He continues to casually educate himself in preparation for his future.