Alisha is the founder of Bike Ride for Black Lives. She was born and raised in Colorado Springs, CO. She graduated from CSU (Go Rams!) with a double Bachelors in Psychology and Sociology and later went on to receive her Masters in Justice Policy from UTSA. She is currently studying Social Work at MSU Denver. Prior to her law enforcement career, Alisha was a mental health counselor for 5 years in adolescent residential treatment facilities. She spends her days climbing mountains (seven 14ers), running races (40+ with a marathon in Athens, Greece), pedaling for progress, and being as E.P.I.C. as possible!