Immanuel Nelson, also known as Manny, is a fourth-year student at Temple University pursuing a degree in Political Science and a minor in Education and is enrolled in Temple's Master of Public Policy +1 Program. She is a recipient of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Award for her academic and leadership achievements and community service activities. In her studies, Manny focuses on the many factors impacting the American education system while furthering her knowledge of public advocacy.
Manny is from Queens, New York, and believes her experience of living in the city has inspired her passion for social and political action. When she is not studying or fulfilling her duties as a Resident Assistant, she enjoys dancing with her dance team, By Any Means Necessary Dance Company, and exploring the city with her friends.