Taghrid Barron received a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from The American University in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a writer and editor for more than 20 years for various newspapers, publishing companies, and a defense contractor.
She has lived in the Washington, D.C., area for more than 20 years, and has been a resident of Ashburn since 1997. She loves the Ashburn area and thinks it is one of the best places to live and raise a family. She is a wife and mother of two children. She actively volunteers in the community through various church, school, and recreational organizations. She believes it is important to be an active and informed participant in your local community.
She enjoys singing, anything to do with music, watching her kids play sports and musical instruments, and admires her husband's eternal optimism and unwavering support for the Washington Redskins.