Ashia Wortham is originally from Carson, California. She graduated in 2016 from The George Washington University with a bachelor's in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. While in college Ms. Wortham, served as an AmeriCorps member with JumpStart, where she taught 3-4 year olds their letters and phonics skills. After graduation, she moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma to serve with Teach for America, teaching third grade for two years. Ms. Wortham joined the Tulsa Honor Academy Familia in 2018 to teach fifth grade math. She currently teaching Introduction to Engineering and Math at the high school.