It is with a deep tenacity and joie de vivre that Kimberly takes on the challenges and obstacles that life and learning have thrown her way. She is an exemplar of self-advocacy, not letting any opportunity to grow and learn, nor any opportunity to help others, pass her by. Kimberly’s classmates look to her for support not because the material necessarily comes easily to her, but because her deep-rooted commitment to education and fierce dedication to growth motivate others around her to succeed. Her efforts to seed change in her family and community will serve as a foundation for the impact she is sure to make as a student of criminal justice at CSU Fullerton. Kimberly’s sound moral compass and willingness to take risks and learn from her mistakes will continue to make her and her family proud as she works to secure peace and justice in our world.