Scholar Spotlight: Jordan

We are so proud of Jordan’s choice to attend the University of Memphis as an education major. “I am excited about the opportunity to serve as a teacher. I believe my experiences will help me to connect with students, especially the ones that are going through challenges. Do I regret what happened to me? No. Trials either will make a person weaker or stronger, and it made me much stronger than I ever was before.” We couldn’t agree more!

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Scholar Spotlight – Rian

Rian had visual hallucinations all his life. Starting at the age of 5, although they were very disturbing, he thought everyone saw them. He never told anyone because he didn’t know it was abnormal. That was until middle school, when his hallucinations began to manifest into debilitating experiences, leading to worrisome self-harming and suicidal behaviors. […]

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