However, I hope that my campaign can inspire all those who do have access to take it upon themselves to be the change by being inspired by the fact that we are globally united in this issue.
View our latest scholarships. Success to me is having a career that I love and allows me to help my family members financially.
I reversed my sophomore year mistakes by applying better habits; I did my homework right away, studied well for quizzes and tests, and I used my class time wisely.
I've grown up living in section 8 housing because my parents often found themselves living paycheck to paycheck, not by choice, but by circumstance. This work ethic--found throughout my Haitian community--has been very beneficial in my life as we all came here to pave ourselves a better future.
But as time passed I grew tired of waiting for help that was never going to come so I had to become my own hero.
There was no traffic, there were lots of trees, and absolutely no spanish to be heard anywhere. Looking back and describing my life I see all the ways in which I am disadvantaged due to my socioeconomic status. After a humiliating recital, wherein my pointe shoe ribbons untied in the middle of our group performance, I all but gave up on dance.
South Florida Dance Company was my saving grace, a place where I was able to restart my experiences in dance and renew the joy I once felt in my art.
If I truly want something, I need to go after it, and I will get it done.