Makailyn joined Futures and Options as a Development Assistant in September 2022. In this role, she supports Futures and Options' development goals by assisting with fundraising and donor cultivation, maintaining the development database, and special events.
Makailyn graduated from Princeton University in 2022 with a degree in Medical Anthropology and minors in Creative Writing and African American Studies. While at Princeton, she became involved in Students for Prison Education and Reform, Matriculate, and diversity initiatives in her eating club. As someone interested in the arts, mental health, and equal opportunity, Makailyn understands the importance of meeting youth where they are at and encouraging them to advocate for themselves and their passions. In her free time, Makailyn likes to write science fiction, cook, and spend quality time with friends.