Carrington Whigham is a recent Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University graduate, where she studied broadcast journalism and theater. She now attends the London School of Economics and Political Science(LSE) and The University of Southern California.
Though she is heavily involved on LSE's campus, as a program diversity and inclusion representative, Carrington was selected as one of Texas Senator Royce West interns, through the Dr. Emmett J. Conrad Leadership Program, and has had the privilege of working with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, ESPN, UT Southwestern Academic Medical Center, in the office of Communications, Marketing, and Public Affairs, for two summers and AT&T. She has also had the privilege of working with Paramount and CBS Sports on the first ever women's sports talk show "We Need To Talk."
Carrington is from the city where things are indeed “bigger and better”, Dallas, Texas. Carrington humbly served as the Student Body President for Florida A&M University Student Government Association.
She is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, where she was initiated at FAMU, in the Beta Alpha Chapter.
Carrington graduated From Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, a ranked top 10 performing arts school in America. Carrington since the age of eight has performed at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, with Curtis King. She has performed Hamilton "My Shot" with Broadway's Miguel Cervantes, and has been cast in several professional shows.