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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 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.”

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    Meet Mayor Julián Castro

    Mayor, San Antonio, TX

    “Young people thinking about college face several challenges. Often times, if they are a first generation college-goer, they don’t have the support system that knows all the ropes.”

  • Conoce a Adriana, 22

    Estudiante del Centro de salud y Ciencias de la Universidad de Texas en San Antonio

    “Yo creo que la Universidad es lo que te prepara para entender quién es uno realmente.”