Alana Owens is in her second year as a graduate assistant with the Georgia State Athletics department working in Academic Support/Student-Athlete Development.
In her role as a graduate assistant, she assists with the day-to-day operations of the P.A.S.S program, helps facilitate student-athlete academic progress, supports specifically freshmen student-athletes with their transition from high school to college, and mentors at-risk student-athletes. Owens received her bachelor’s degree in Collaborative Education from Birmingham-Southern College and is currently pursuing her master’s degree in School Counseling.
During her undergraduate career at Birmingham-Southern, Owens was a member of the Women’s Tennis team (2014-2018) and served as captain of the team her senior year. She also was a member of the Athletic SAAC committee (2014-2018).
Owens attended high school at Riverwood International Charter School in Atlanta, GA.