Shaniia’s life is a tribute to her personal power. The strength, perseverance, and courage that she has shown through the trials and tribulations in her life is a testament to what it means to get a second chance. Through the support of her Aunt, she have risen from overwhelming odds to the beginnings of a new life. It is evident that she has kept her eye on the prize of excellence in both her personal life and academia. The hard work that she put into raising her GPA from 2.4 to 4.0 will serve her well as she continues her journey into Arizona State. We join your Aunt in acknowledging her ability to believe in herself, as we believe in her.