Darinisha Williams

Future Education Secretary

Darinisha Williams, the reigning Miss Black California USA 2017 is leaving no child behind.  The 24-year-old beauty is a strong advocate for change for children in the education system, especially children with disabilities.  Darinisha attends graduate school at California State University, Los Angeles, in the Masters in Counseling program specializing in School Psychology and will graduate in May 2017.

Currently working as a Behavioral Specialist for children with disabilities and a paraprofessional for a charter school, Darinisha plans to pursue a PsyD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in multiculturalism.  Inspired by her younger brother with Autism, she plans to one day open her own agency to provide services for children with disabilities.