Who I Who Am I?

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Many people ask me, “Who am I?” ;I’m a determine student who has a goal to accomplish. My experiences have made me who I am today: a hard worker, and dependable person. But I also know how to have fun and enjoy the small things in life. I turn 28 in October 2014, and just transferred to UC Davis last quarter. My goal is to graduate in 2016. I graduated high school in 2004 and had no ambition to go to college afterwards. School has been an uphill battle. Since I was young and struggle all the way until I graduated. I did and still do have a learning disability that now kept me not on a level playing field as the rest of the students around me. Yes, I have resources that help me exceed to do well and help me to do well. Ever since elementary …show more content…
As I got older, I started to get embarrassed and ashamed for being in those classes. I knew I was different from other kids, and I did not like it. Many kids teased me when I was in elementary school, which had an effect on me during middle and high school. Once I got to high school the only thing on my mind was to graduate, so I did the bear minimum of what I needed to. No one in my family has ever gone to college but my brother. He only finished a few semesters at a local community college before joining the Army. I felt like college was not for me. Plus, I thought I was not smart enough for college and was scared of the outcome of attending. Not only has school been a struggle for me, but also life has been too, which I still deal with today. Yes, most people do struggle, but mine has been a little different than most. I come from a very broken home. I never knew my father and was raised by my drug addict mother for many …show more content…
Never in my life did I think that I would be attending a top university in California. I thought I would just end up at some state school when I was applying to schools. Once again, in my life I though I was not good enough for something, such as going to a University of California. Going to college has helped me find myself and to figure out whom I am as a person and helped me to develop into the man I am today. College also has helped me to grow up as a person and to look at things differently in life and gain a new perspective. After I graduate, I hope that I can get a job to help poor families and misguided kids. I do want to attend graduate school, but those three words “not good enough” are in the back of my mind. When the time comes to make that decision, I hope those three words will be gone out of my

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