Asha Collins, class of 2018, grew up in Nashville, Tennessee and graduated from the Harpeth Hall School. At University of Pennsylvania, Asha is in the four-year B.A.-M.S. Criminology program. She participated in the Penn Undergraduate Research Mentoring Program (PURM) as a research assistant on the Criminal Justice Experience Survey. Also, she has worked as a Residential Operations Assistant since her sophomore year. Asha is a former board member of the UPenn WTF Taekwondo team and active member of Penn Boxing. After graduation, Asha plans to pursue a career that applies criminological research to the creation of effective criminal justice-related policies.