Alumni Story: Defining your Life

Francesca ran with Students Run LA in middle school and is now preparing to apply to medical school. In her blog, she shares “My advice to you is that you are capable and life is going to be hard and you are going to have a lot to overcome, but don't give up and don't allow the life circumstance to discourage you from coming back and running.”

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Senior Stories: Fabian, Anything is Possible

Fabian, a SRLA Class of 2018 graduate from Nava Learning Academy, shares that "the program has taught me one of life's most important lessons, if you set your mind to it, anything is possible." He takes this with him as he attends UCLA, a school he once thought would be impossible to get into because of the neighborhood he comes from.

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Senior Stories: Omar, My Goals are in Reach

Omar, a 2018 SRLA graduate from Magnolia Science High, is excited to attend the University of California, Davis, this fall.SRLA provided him with a community of support that taught him to aim high. Omar shares “My goals are not only big, but in reach.”

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Senior Stories: Kashmaila, An Empowered Woman

Kashmaila, a SRLA Class of 2018 graduate and Valedictorian from Carter High School, is headed to the University of California Riverside this fall to pursue her dream of becoming a Cardiologist. She shares “through SRLA, I feel like an empowered woman who can achieve anything I put my mind to.”

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Kevin: Becoming a Leader

Kevin, a 2018 SRLA graduate from Camino Nuevo High School, says that “SRLA has influenced me. Seeing all the former students go off to college and become these amazing people really inspires me, knowing that I have aspired to do something like that as well. 

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