Alexa Major is a Master of International Agriculture student at Oklahoma State, working on her thesis focused on women empowerment in Africa.

She is originally from Fowler, Colorado, and received her undergraduate degree in agricultural communications from Texas Tech. Alexa grew up around agriculture on her dad's cattle and horse ranch and participated in 4H and FFA where she showed a variety of animals. Alexa has also participated in rodeo her entire life, and has enjoyed college rodeoing at both Texas Tech and Oklahoma State.

As she said, 'I'm so thankful for the opportunity to serve in Uganda with Field of Hope, merging my three biggest loves - God, people, and agriculture. Thank you!'

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