Rasheed serves as an outreach coordinator with school gardens in New York City with GreenThumb NYC Parks and Grow to Learn. He is an avid community gardener, composter and educator. As a proud member of Farm School's 2016 certificate program Rasheed hopes to one day cooperatively found a land based learning center and fully operational farm run by and for people of color. He holds a bacheors in biology from Oberlin College and masters in international agricultural development from UC Davis. He is a native of Brooklyn and currently resides with his family in the New York City Area.