Kasandra

Kasandra

Growing up, I always noticed the hard work my parents put in to financially provide for my two siblings and me. Their hard work and sacrifices have given me opportunities they did not have to finish high school and attend college. I am the oldest of three children, and the first to go to college. My goal is to become a role model for my community and to help guide my siblings and younger cousins so that they have the motivation to further their education no matter their circumstances.

I currently attend DePaul University and I am studying in the College of Business. I am exploring fields of interest that correlate best with my interests in business, social sciences, and communication. I love to learn and try new things, so I am constantly trying to find ways to gain new experiences and skills by joining school clubs, interning, and traveling. I will continue to explore career options that align with my interests that will also allow me to influence others in a positive way.

My parents’ resilience, work ethic, and mindset have given me the drive and skills to make them proud. The opportunities and knowledge I will gain from America Needs You will provide me with the support and guidance I need to reach my goals.

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