Deontrey Fuller

Guest Blogger

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 Jan. 26, 2021

We Need To Know if the Biden Administration Is Really With and For Us

Before taking a much needed vacation at the end of last year, I wrote a piece talking about how education for Black kids cannot look…

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Posted Jan. 27, 2021

AOC Is Tutoring a First Grader

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is highlighting an old, but never out of fashion, kind of public service: Tutoring kids.  The second-term congresswoman tweeted that…

By Rob Samuelson

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Posted Jan. 26, 2021

Families Have School Options, We Just Don’t Spell Them Out in Plain English

Over my 15 years of working in education, I have grown to appreciate that parents are far more savvy, knowledgeable, and resourceful than policy wonks…

By Andrew Campanella

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