About Summer Sprofera
Summer was incarcerated for approximately 9 years at Edna Mahan Correctional facility. She has learned how to grow through a terrible situation and be empathetic to those still struggling. Summer Sprofera is a graduate of Rutgers University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Planning and Design.
Summer is the recipient of the American Society of Landscape Architects Merit Award for a memorial she co-designed for Martin Luther King. She was also awarded a grant through Princeton University’s Molecular Biophysics Program to conduct a plant comparison at Liberty State Park. Summer currently works at Branch Brook Park in Newark, NJ as the Director of Landscape Management.