Shikiri Hightower

Shikiri Hightower

Class of 2010

Shikiri Hightower, 33, is a Berkeley native and fashion junkie who believes everyone has a story to tell. After studying broadcast journalism at USC, she opened two high-profile boutiques in L.A. (Shikiri and Golden Butterfly). She’s also lived in Long Island, Tampa and Dallas, and is glad to be back in the Bay Area along with her two children Maia and Keyshawn. Shikiri is a student at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley focusing on television, radio and magazine writing. You can check out her work at www.MissionLocal.org and www.InEmeryville.org. She enjoys good friends, good food, travel, soccer and basketball. She has traveled to Japan, Thailand, France, Italy, England, Mexico, and many countries throughout the Caribbean including Cuba and Jamaica. Email Shikiri at shikirihightower@yahoo.com