Name: Sky Olivia Lott
Hometown: Picayune, Miss.
Major: Journalism (Black Studies)
Why Kentucky State?
My family has a long legacy of attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Kentucky State offered a unique opportunity that allows me to work and gain experience while also pursuing my undergraduate degree.
What is your major and why did you choose this area of study?
I have always had a passion for writing. I wanted to expand and diversify my writing skills. I chose a minor in Black studies because of my interest in Harlem Renaissance writers.
Who inspires you and why?
My mother inspires me. She possessed a lot of resilience; she had me in college and still graduated. I admire that about her and strive to be resilient in my own life.
What do you plan to do when you graduate?
After graduating, I plan on writing for television shows or plays in the genres of comedy or drama.
Words to live by: “If it don’t look right, smell right or taste right, it ain’t right.” These words were told to me by my great-grandmother Annie May Holmes.