Strayhorne graduated summa cum laude with a BA in American studies from Queens University of Charlotte, received a JD from Faulkner University in 2011, and a Master of Laws from American University in 2014. Her areas of expertise include sustianable development and environmental law, and she served as a public interest fellow at Faulkner University.
Strayhorne wants to support environmental and community policies that increase involvement from local business owners in governmental decisions .
Strayhorne wants to promote sustainable development through energy production, environmental protection, and conservation considerations .
Strayhorne wants to partner with community stakeholders in order to create a framework for protecting Lake Accotink from overdevelopment and contamination .