Her childhood home was a shack in a ghetto. A place that people should avoid.
And yet, she has broken cultural, health and circumstantial barriers to move ahead.
Other than her mother enrolling her in a manners class and reminding her that someday she could be dining with royalty, there was no plan and no preparation for a professional life. She doesn’t come from a wealthy family. She didn’t go to an Ivy League. Only a few miles from Disney and a Cinderella castle, yet it is Orlando’s dark dirty secret. A place where it’s not safe to drive down the streets after dark. She
She partied before she took her SAT and fell asleep during the test. She passed anyway. She found an unopened letter with a scholarship under her bed just three days before she had to show up at college and claim it. With only twenty-five dollars to her name, she claimed her spot and went without text books for three years. She passed. As a single Mom, she was taken to the hospital with little chance of surviving and beat the odds to not only surviving but to entering law school. She attributes her successes to her faith which have continued despite her limiting circumstances. She shares her story and her faith in an inspiring and entertaining interview.