Deontrey Fuller

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Student

Dallas, Texas

Deontrey Fuller is a 22-year old first-generation college graduate from California, currently living in Dallas, Texas. He earned a bachelor’s in psychology and plans to pursue a master’s in counseling psychology before entering medical school. Deontrey hopes to pursue a career first in psychiatry and counseling, and later in writing and education.

Deontrey is an avid reader, a voracious learner, and passionate about mental health and the advancement of humanity. Check out his blog at theredkingsrace.weebly.com for more about a first-generation student’s journey through the ups and downs of higher education.

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Posted May 28, 2020

First-Gen Students, The World Needs Us Now More Than Ever

Dear High School and Undergraduate Seniors,  I am no expert. This my story, and I hope it is one many…

By Deontrey Fuller

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Posted Apr. 19, 2021

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Posted Apr. 16, 2021

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Posted Apr. 13, 2021

Meet Two Teachers Learning to Center Their Students’ Identities Without Losing Sight of Their Own

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