Age: 18

College Plans: I will be attending Columbia College (Day Campus) and pursuing a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in entrepreneurship.

Biggest Lesson Learned in High School: Hard work leads to success. I learned to set goals and be disciplined in my pursuits.

Future Goals: Start and run a successful business.

Person I Admire and Why: I admire my English teacher, Brad Clemons. He always encourages others and is able to talk to students and support them in whatever they may be going through.This is a quality that I would love to emulate.

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