Florida State University
Abril attends Florida State University, where she majors in environmental science and policy and minors in urban and regional planning and social welfare. Growing up Black in the Midwest, Abril was exposed to the inextricable correlation between environmental injustices and race through the Flint, Michigan water crisis. Now she dedicates her time to researching environmental racism. Throughout college, Abril has interned at the Tyson Research Center and Chesapeake Bay Research Consortium. Recently, Abril was recognized as a 2021 NOAA Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipient and a 2022 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Abril aspires to make changes in the life of minorities through advocacy, grassroots action, and policy changes.