My Panama Trip

Here I am, almost finished with my first year of college as a first generation student and I am shocked with what I have accomplished. Last year I took a course called Power and Politics in America–a class full of seniors–and at the end of the course my...

My Second Semester in College

Here I am once again on my flight back to school to begin my second semester in college and continue to represent my family. I just had the best Christmas break in the world. I was surrounded by the love of my life, and my loving family for 24/7 and I realized them...

Embrace the Challenge

I touch down on Campus, the first to ever do that in my family, and the first thing I feel is gut wrenching fear that almost doubles me over. My mom, dad and sister set up my dorm while I watched reminiscing over all the times they each had set up a room for me in...