Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Emma is proud to be a first-generation college student and exults that “This will be my first graduation ceremony!” (Of any kind.)
What were Emma’s biggest obstacles to reach this graduation day?
How would you react to being told that you are "not worth the investment?" That is the situation Hannah faced back in Colorado when she sought financial support for higher education from her father.
Hannah acknowledges that in high school she did not shine as a student.