A young woman who lost her mother at age 12 is now following in her mother’s footsteps. Alannah Frierson, 19, a University of Mississippi sophomore from Canton studying business administration and entrepreneurship, hopes to own multiple businesses one day. Right now, her specialty is creating wigs.
Malia Carothers is a Junior at The University of Mississippi. She is majoring in Journalism Broadcasting with a minor in African American Studies
An African American woman who overcame financial and racial barriers growing up in the South is now the coordinator of enrollment and advising for the FASTrack program at the University of Mississippi.
A young father is demonstrating what it means to provide for his family, achieve his goals, and improve his life by earning a college degree to forge a path as a coach and teacher.