Hannah was born and raised on the island of St. Thomas in the West Indies, and moved to the U.S. to attend college and pursue a career in nursing. However it was during her sophomore year that Hannah realized her true passion for history and helping to care for and educate our urban youth. She graduated from Saint Peter’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Secondary Education. In her undergrad career she spent 3 years working within the Jersey City Public School System as a lead student intern for the 21st Century Institute of Excellence. Additionally she earned an M.Ed. degree. At Link, Hannah has served as 7th grade History teacher, School Culture Leader, and Vice Principal before being promoted to Principal in July 2023.