Tina Rayeanne Drake adds sugar and milk to her coffee cup first, then pours in steaming hot liquid from the carafe. In this, as in all she does, she acts with well-considered intent.
Choosing her name was no exception.
“Tina, my first name, I’ve always loved,” she says. “Rayeanne is an extension of my mother’s middle name, Anne, and Drake is simply my favorite mythical animal.”