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We are Generation TX. These are our stories.

Successful careers. Love for family. A better, brighter future. These are some of the reasons this generation of Texans is making higher education their goal. Hear personal stories from students and their families about their journeys toward college and career education.

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    Meet Vince Young

    NFL Quarterback

    "I didn't think I was ever going to go to college, but when I set my mind to it - it pushed me to be the man that I am today."

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    Meet Erika, 23

    College student at Northwest Vista

    “Because my family had never gone to college, I didn’t know what to expect or how to go about it.”

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    Meet DeVonte, 15

    High school freshman

    “Being a role model is a lot of responsibility because you have people looking up at you and you don’t want to mess up.”

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    Conoce a Rogelio, 17, con su mamá, María

    Estudiante junior en high school

    “El “sueño americano”, para mi, es graduarme de la universidad y convertirme en un profesional”

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    Meet Isael, 18

    High school senior

    “Generation TX is people that will help you and encourage you in life. It makes me feel that there are people that want me to become something.”

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    Meet Senator Wendy Davis

    Senator, Texas State Senate, District 10

    “Do not let what you believe to be a mistake or a failure in your life define who you are or what you’re capable of doing.”