Kiana Layne


  • Baltimore, MD
Campus Location
Headshot of Kiana Layne
  • Houston Campus
Graduation Year
  • MSW 2022
Favorite restaurant
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill
Why did you choose Baylor's MSW Program?
  • I chose this program because I admired the small class sizes. I wanted to leave my hometown and venture to the south. Baylor was the best opportunity for a fresh and vibrant start.
What is a cause you are passionate about?
  • I am passionate about mental health in the African American community. Growing up, I have noticed how mental health has always been repressed. I want to help those around me heal from their traumas and be in a positive state.
How does a Master of Social Work degree fit into your career plan?
  • My end goal is to have my own practice. I would like to practice psychoanalysis and holistic therapy. This fits my life plan because I am able to see get an in-depth background look of those who are in need of your help. After this I will I purse a doctorate degree in clinical psychology.
What is a piece of advice you would give a prospective student
  • Get to know the people in your cohort and your professors, and ask questions! 

Unique characteristics about yourself

  • I was born in Italy, have been natural for almost 6 years, and attended the illustrious Bowie State University.