President Harold Ellison’s Granddaughter, Nia Driver, 21, is a May 2017 graduate from Monmouth University where she has earned her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology. During her time at Monmouth University, Nia was a member of the psychology club, The Monmouth Student Athlete Council (MSAC), and the university’s division l women’s track and field team where she specialized in 400 meter hurdles. Nia has helped the team to earn eight consecutive championship titles, earning one individual title of her own.
Her love for athletics and public service collide when she participates in coaching a local division of Special Olympics, with whom she volunteers regularly. Post-graduation Nia will attend New York State’s Alfred University where she will work towards earning her Masters in School Psychology. She hopes to become a behavioral analyst, focusing on minority groups and specializing in mental health and personality disorders. In the future, Nia ultimately would like to open her own practice.