Growing up, there wasn't a dream college, college fund, or even a plan for that matter. Humble beginnings taught me that beads of sweat and hard work would lead to success. As a first generation college student I had no one to ask for advice on what I should do. It was through my individual decisions and actions that paved my way to The University of Florida.
Summer 2015 I was given the privilege to welcome the most brilliant students and families in the country to my new home, the University of Florida. Preview has not just given me a team, but it has given me a family of individuals that have given me the confidence to not just conquer, but to truly define myself.I would have never thought that my experiences growing up would provide me with valuable knowledge and skills to help new students and families, but this summer I found myself drawing from those experiences in order to aid laying a foundation for a successful transition and career at the University of Florida.
" Your must have an amazing mother because she raised an outstanding young man" - 2015 Preview Family Member (New College Family) Comments from families like these fueled my fire this summer because my mother truly deserves all the credit for molding me into the man today.Through preview I have been able to find my role as not just a member of team, or student, but as a professional in tomorrow's society.