Raised in Rancho Cucamonga California, Abibat Iriafen is a rising junior at California Polytechnic State University with major in political science with a concentration in global politics and minor French. She competes in NCAA division 1 track and field as a long and triple jumper. As a student assistant at the multi- cultural center she seeks to create a diverse environment for students of color and created her own mentor program called Poly Pipeline. She researched the efficiency of diplomacy in Haiti after the fall of the Duvalier regime. As a proud Nigerian- American, in her spare time, she loves to cook Nigerian food. She enjoys playing movie soundtracks on her bass guitar and string bass. After college she hopes to obtain a masters degree in international diplomacy and work for United Nations.
Updated May 2018