2016-2017

Scholarship Award Recipient

/ Tyrel Ja'Juan Lee
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Tyrel Ja'Juan Lee

Jun 1, 2017 |
Scholarship Recipients  |
JIT Foundation Staff

Graduation Stats:

  • Age: 19 Years Old
  • Date of Birth: Oct 15, 1998
  • School: Westbury High School
  • Grade: 12th
  • GPA: 2.7
  • SAT/ACT SCORE: 860

Awards or Honors:

  • Westbury President Club
  • eMotion Dance Company
  • Blue Diamond Dance Company
  • SUMBC Praise Team
  • Westbury Track and Cross Country Team
  • I am the Chief Of Staff of Westbury Presidents Club. I take charge in every activity or event we hold. I organize all events and mentor freshman's and sophomores that will take my place when I graduate.

Community Volunteer Outreach Programs

  • I volunteer with my church by feeding the homeless and Christmas caroling to homeless shelters and poor neighborhoods
  • I volunteer with Presidents Club by mentoring to freshman and sophomores

Colleges to which you have applied:

  • TSU
  • PVAMU
  • LU
  • HCC

Planned Major: 

  • Nurse

Career Objective: 

  • Nursing

PERSONAL EVALUATION:

What have you gained, personally, from participating in your department's program? 
I learned how to understand more than to be understood. I became a better listener and a better friend since i joined Presidents club. It taught be how to be caring to others and grateful for the things I do have, and not complain about the things I do not have.

Why do you feel you should be awards this scholarship?: 

I should win the scholarship because i am smart, educated, and i am interested in bettering my life through my education. I've overcome many different obstacles in my life that helped me grow and be the man i am today. Only that I hope to win. I feel everyone here deserves to win for the reason being they want to go to school and expand their minds and better themselves.

Goals: 

I have many short term and long term goals. I truly desire to make my mom and dad proud as I am the first to attend college in my family. My goal is to focus and take the necessary steps 1 year at a time until I complete this college journey and then obtain a position with a reputable hospital where I can display my knowledge and talents to aid in helping others. I also have a goal to be able to go to 3rd world countries to render aid to people in need. After I am stable and my career is set in motion I plan to be a husband and a father while praying I can be just half the father that I was blessed with.

Posted: Jun 1, 2017
Posted by: JIT Foundation Staff
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