Latrieka Carter-Keys is a mother of three. Daughter Jimajah, 16, attends Akron Early College of the Univerisity of Akron. Son Donta, 15, is a sophomore and member of the Pre-Young Scholars Program of Ohio State. Youngest son, Dovion, 11, is in 6th grade and a member of The Gifted Students Program of Akron Public Schools. All three children maintain merit/honor roll and are very athletic.
Latrieka heard about Habitat from her aunt, who is a Habitat homeowner. A co-worker and friend encouraged Latrieka to apply as she had, and both were accepted as partner families.
Latrieka says that purchasing a home she helps build is a blessing that the family will not take for granted. “Our home will be filled with lots of love, laughs and great memories.”