Miranda, 16 – Funded

Both sonography and criminology interest Miranda, a student at Tustin High School in California.  When she graduates in May 2021, she plans to attend a community college and then transfer to a four-year university.

What is something you are most proud of?

I am most proud of my sister.

Have you gone through any tough or challenging times? If yes, how did you deal with those challenges?

Yes, I have gone through challenges and I deal with them by always keeping my head up and a positive mindset.

What does it mean to you to be selected as a Girl on the Rise?

It means that I can achieve anything!

What inspired you to want to be involved with Girls on the Rise?

Big Brothers Big Sisters.

How will funding from the 1,000 Dreams Fund help you reach your goals? In other words: Why is the opportunity to visit your prospective colleges important to your journey?

This opportunity will help me out with any college fees I’ll have to pay.

What schools will you use the funding to visit, and why?

On my list are Cal State Fullerton, Orange Coast College, Cal State Dominguez Hills, and Fullerton College. I would like to visit these schools to experience their campuses in person.