Carson Mitchell is a communicator, conservation advocate, and creative campaigner. She loves long hikes and progressive policy and believes that every child deserves clean air and water. That's why she works to support and elect environmental stewards in local government and at the Florida Capitol. Carson believes that the key to a democracy that works for all is open access and community engagement.
With an eye for design and a way with words, Carson approaches problems with creative solutions. She excels at on-the-fly communications strategy and loves planning comprehensive media campaigns. As a childhood actor and former journalism major, Carson loves to be in front of and behind the camera.
At home, Carson advocates for smart consumerism by crafting home goods from discarded waste such as caps and plastic wrap. Her "garbage art" serves as a testament to the legacy we all leave behind. Carson enjoys gardening and visiting her local parks. Her can-do spirit and idealism also lend to her hobby of Monarch butterfly husbandry. Whether it's on the lives of Leon County kids or endangered insects, Carson aims to make an impact.
Carson grew up in High Springs, Florida, near Gainesville, where she gained a special appreciation for springs, rivers, and trails. After attending Florida State University, she made her home in Tallahassee, where she lives with her partner, sister, and two cats.