Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Ameerah Ratcliff is a junior at Arizona State University, majoring in Business Administration. She has plans to continue her education as a graduate student concentrated in architecture. Her creative problem-solving skills as a designer have inspired an incessant desire to make her community and communities around the world better places.
Reaction statement: “It is an absolute honor to receive this recognition for my work by a firm who genuinely cares about changing lives for the better. The true reward of my volunteer work was helping those in need during this time of crisis, but winning this award is the icing on the cake. Thank you Marcus and Mack, I am ecstatic. This award allows me to continue pursuing my dreams through my education. I am forever grateful.”