Yasmin Gabriel, Sr is a native of New Orleans, LA. When hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. Gabriel made a documentary about college students being displaced after Katrina. Gabriel moved to Georgia after the storm and worked to secure $1.8 million in funding for housing assistance to Katrina survivors. A proud Katrina refugee, Gabriel went on to law school to continue serving her community. In 2017, Gabriel noticed that her community was ready to decolonize their diet and she launched the Plant Based Family. Gabriel enjoys being a plant Based mom, fighting for all people to have a right to make a sustainable living on a living planet.