Growing up in a non-violent household has impacted Abernathy greatly. Growing up, she chose to react to racism and violence with kindness. Reporter Fyn Foo had the opportunity to chat with her about going to an integrated school and how her non-violent upbringing shaped who she is today.
Fyn is a sophomore majoring in broadcast and digital journalism and minoring in international relations and business finance. Having been educated in international schools in Shanghai and Singapore, she grew up with friends from different nationalities and backgrounds. This inspired her to be a journalist specializing in reporting international affairs. In her free time, she loves traveling and exploring places with her DSLR and sharing her photos and stories with friends.