Courtesy of Nuvo. October 8, 2019
As Drake puts it, “Real things happen to real people.” She’s running to be a state representative for them, not herself.
Drake’s history is composed of moments of poverty, imprisonment, and mental health crises all within her family. All of which are things that have affected her campaign and the person she is today.
“I’m an advocate for a lot of things,” Drake said. “It’s my life. Which is why I’m very, I would say, guarded with my story. A lot of people ask me now, ‘What’s your why, what’s your why?’ and I’m like, ‘Which part of it?’”