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Stories from High School Students

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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.”

  • 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”

  • 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 Aaron, 16

    High school junior

    “Some of my friends aren’t going to college because they don’t know how to.”

  • story_screen_shot_adriana

    Meet Adriana, 16

    High school senior

    “All the leadership skills I’m learning in ROTC will help me take my education to the next level.”

  • story_screen_shot_araceli

    Meet Araceli, 16

    High school junior

    “I’m strong and independent, and I’m going to find my career. I’m going to college.”

  • story_screen_shot_reanna

    Meet Reanna, 17

    High school junior

    “It’s hard to be the first generation. It’s a lot of pressure. What you see is usually what you’re going to do.”

  • story_screen_shot_verneicia

    Meet Verneicia, 17

    High school junior

    “When I picture myself in college, I feel grown up. Mature. Independent. I feel like I can do anything. Make my own choices and decisions.”

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    Meet Jordan, 16, with dad, Keith

    High school junior

    “Doing what you love is the key. If you’re not doing something that you love, you won’t be successful at it.”

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    Meet Oscar, 15

    High school sophomore

    “We are the new generation. We can make a big change in the world.”