I want one day to found an organization for trans youth. Today, more young trans people are coming out. Many become homeless or end up in foster care. Educating people is critical.
I researched MSW programs. I chose the U-M School of Social Work because the community organization program is one of the most advanced in the country and I knew it would be the best fit for me.
I didn't think I'd be able to go to grad school until U-M offered me the scholarships. I was a first-generation college student, and I am a first generation grad student. Now I feel energized to get my PhD. I always wanted to teach and do research with a focus on trans health.