Alana is a Twin Cities native, calling Eden Prairie and Hopkins her home. Alana attended Hopkins High School where she cultivated her energy as a leader through improv comedy. Growing up, Alana initially struggled to find her voice in school but later gained confidence once she discovered she was a visual learner. Since this discovery Alana strives to uplift students by celebrating and honoring many learning styles that exist. After high school, Alana graduated from Hamline University with a B.A. in Education and Public Health. After spending a year serving students in Omaha, Nebraska through College Possible, Alana moved back to the Twin Cities to join the Project Success family. In her free time, you can find Alana staying active or cooking up a delicious meal. One of the things Alana loves the most about Project Success is exploring new experiences with young people such as going to the theater or traveling to new cities.