Nyagoa Deng is a sophomore majoring in political science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has minors in global studies, human rights, and human affairs, and is on a pre-law track. Nyagoa joined ROSS to provide and present opportunities to the youth of the community. From establishing a system of college preparation to partnering with neighboring organizations, Nyagoa believes that she and the team are making ample progress in aiding the community.
Outside of ROSS Leaders, Nyagoa sits on the executive board of the Afrikan People's Union, a prominent student organization catered to meeting the needs of Black students on campus. She is also currently a mentor for first-year students through the William H. Thompson Scholarship Program at UNL. One fun fact about Nyagoa is that she is currently learning French.