Mikyla Murphy is a 2019 graduate of Grinnell College with a bachelor's degree in religious studies. She grew up in Saint Joseph, Missouri and graduated from Benton High School in 2015. Mikyla was a first-generation college student at Grinnell, a Questbridge scholar, and a varsity student-athlete. During her time at Grinnell, Mikyla discovered a passion for advocating for diverse and under-resourced students, and used her leadership positions within the athletics department to promote diversity and inclusion in and around athletics. After serving with MCAC, Mikyla plans to continue working with and promoting diversity on college campuses."