Jenari Mitchell

Guest Blogger

Student, KIPP D.C. College Preparatory High School

Washington, D.C.

Jenari Mitchell is a senior at KIPP D.C. College Preparatory High School. She has done two paid internships at Dress for Success and Accenture.

She has extensive volunteer experience working with Mama Boiz, a Washington, D.C. based business that distributes food to homeless individuals, as well as STEMosphere, an organization that prepares high school students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Jenari has been accepted to several colleges and universities and is weighing her options for next year.

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Posted May 1, 2017

I Will Stop at Nothing to Become an African-American Female Computer Scientist

This post is part of a series of posts celebrating students who are making it to and through college with…

By Jenari Mitchell

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Posted May 24, 2017

I Made Every Phone Call, Sent Every Email, Text and Tweet So My Student Could Attend the College of Her Dreams

For two years in my English class, we had talked about her dreams of becoming an intelligence analyst at the CIA. Unlike some students, this…

By Anna Baldwin

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Posted May 24, 2017

When Paying Rent Is So Stressful That You Get Evicted, Arrested and Drop Out

During my senior year of high school, college was a subject I didn’t like to talk about. I knew I didn’t want to go, but…

By Kalil Warner

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Posted May 25, 2017

A Principal Helping Kids to Be the First in Their Family to Go to College, Just Like He Was

First-generation college student Vincent Gay started his journey on a wrestling scholarship at Edinboro University, near Erie, Pennsylvania. Early on, he got into such difficulty…

By Maureen Kelleher

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