Kayah Gaydish 828-713-5927 kayah@wildsouth.org Kayah is most at home in the wilderness and other wild places. Growing up in the Southern Appalachian mountains, Kayah spent her free time climbing trees,…

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Paige Tester 256-974-6166 paige@wildsouth.org As a child, Paige spent almost all of her time outside. Growing up on the Qualla Boundary adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cherokee,…

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Kevin Hussey 601-549-1016 kevin@wildsouth.org Kevin is Wild South’s Wilderness Ranger in the DeSoto National Forest in the Black Creek and Leaf Wilderness areas. Born in Texas, his hometown is Hattiesburg,…

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Laura Hodge 423-807-3456 laura@wildsouth.org As a self-proclaimed tomboy, Laura grew up loving everything about nature and the outdoors. Climbing trees, collecting rocks and bugs, and swimming in the lakes of…

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Nkrumah Frazier 601-307-7521 nkrumah@wildsouth.org Nkrumah Frazier was born in 1978 outside the small rural town of  Soso, MS. He grew up on a farm raising cows, hunting and fishing and…

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