Meet our 2020 Scholars.

Beyond tuition support for college, our Scholars receive mentorship, career development, financial literacy workshops, and health & wellness support from our team for the entirety of their time in college. 

Continue reading below to learn more about our 2020 Scholars and where they attend school.

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First-degree murder. Life in prison without the possibility of parole. When my father began serving his life sentence in 2005, my mother began struggling as a single parent living in South Central Los Angeles and providing for five children. I decided to take responsibility because my family needed me. I’ve learned that my current situation doesn’t define where I’m destined to be. My community has inspired me to fight and love myself enough to not settle for less. They inspired me to use my pain and story to show others that there’s some good in the world and it’s up to them to find.

 

Briaunna

SoLa Scholar

UC Berkeley Class of 2024

Our SoLa Scholars currently attend

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