Heavenly Berkley joined the Open Doors Academy team in 2012. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio she attended Cleveland public schools and graduated from Kent State University in 2009 with a bachelors in political science. After graduation, she worked as an intern at the City of Cleveland Prosecutor’s office. She also spent two years with City Year Cleveland as a Corps Member and Team Leader, assisting students from K-12th with academic help, with classroom observations and after school programs. She has a passion for youth, especially middle school students and has her own non-profit working with young ladies ages 8 to 18 years, being a guide through education and being a support with their self-growth as they transition into adulthood. Her future plans include law school and working in the juvenile system and in her spare time she enjoys taking care of her six nieces and nephews.