"Never give up – no matter your age, story or situation. Success is the sweetest revenge."
"I'm so glad that I've been given this opportunity. It won't be wasted."
"I’m already on the road to being one of the youngest African-American dentists in Arizona!"
"I have a wonderful career, self-sufficiency and independence."
"I always tell my younger brother and sister how important it is to go to college and follow their dreams."