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Shardae Jenkins

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I have always been passionate about hair styling, and that's why I decided to pursue cosmetology school. It's a skill that I love to perfect, and it allows me to support my family. I believe that I would be an excellent candidate for your scholarship because it will enable me to pay off my remaining student debt and invest in better tools and products for my clients. With your help, I can provide top-notch services, grow my business, and take care of my family. I hope you will consider me for this scholarship opportunity – it would be a dream come true!

Education

The Salon Professional Academy-Washington DC

Trade School
2022 - 2023
  • Majors:
    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

Miscellaneous

  • Desired degree level:

    Trade School

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Cosmetics

    • Dream career goals:

    • Back support

      Neiman marcus
      2021 – 20221 year
    • sales associate

      7 eleven
      2021 – 20221 year

    Sports

    Dancing

    Club
    2019 – Present5 years

    Research

    • Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services

      The salon professional Academy — Student
      2023 – Present

    Arts

    • Photography
      2014 – 2017

    Public services

    • Volunteering

      DC election ballot — opener/ manager
      2017 – 2019

    Future Interests

    Advocacy

    Charles Cheesman's Student Debt Reduction Scholarship
    Completing cosmetology school has been one of the most significant accomplishments in my life. The journey has been full of challenges, but my passion for beauty services and desire to make a positive impact in my community have kept me motivated. I am a proud parent, and juggling school and parenting was not easy. However, I was determined to succeed, and I am glad that I did. I am now excited to embark on this new journey as a fully-fledged cosmetologist. With the scholarships that I received, I can now pay off my loans and build my credit score. This will enable me to invest in top-notch tools and equipment to provide exceptional services to my clients. Moreover, I can now save for a house, which will provide a stable future for my family. As I start my career, I am highly motivated to expand my services and set myself apart from the competition. I believe that building strong relationships with my clients and providing excellent customer service is key to my success in this competitive field. I am also eager to explore new opportunities and learn from experienced professionals in the industry. However, my ambitions do not stop there. I am also committed to giving back to my community. I want to use my skills and expertise to help those who might not have access to quality beauty services. I plan to volunteer my services to women's shelters and other organizations that support marginalized communities. I am highly ambitious, and I believe that the sky is the limit. Although the competition in the beauty industry is tough, I am determined to make a positive impact in my community and build a strong client base. I am willing to put in the hard work and dedication required to achieve my goals, and I am confident that my passion and drive will take me far. I also understand the importance of prioritizing self-care and family time. Achieving a work-life balance is essential, and I am committed to finding that balance. I am grateful for the support and resources available to me on this journey, and I am excited to see where my ambition and hard work will take me. In conclusion, I am confident in my abilities, and I am highly motivated to succeed as a cosmetologist. I am committed to providing exceptional services to my clients, building strong relationships, and making a positive impact in my community. Moreover, I am excited to use my skills and expertise to give back to those who need it the most. I am committed to working hard and achieving my goals, and I am confident that my passion and determination will take me far.
    Viper Tool Storage Cosmetology Scholarship
    I come from a long generation of stylists, and everyone in my family does braiding I decided it was my time to step up and join the family so I decided that I should go into cosmetology. With the skillset, I learned years before joining I decided to various ways beauty is forever there are many ways to approach hair skin, and nails going to a school focusing on that type of specialty had me wondering if this could be a forever ordeal. I want to be able to keep this talent and use it to make sure my son has something to lay back on right now I'm making it back as much as I can be a single mother with a child that has ASD I promised myself I would find a career that will bring me joy and I'll be excited to do it. As someone with a passion for cosmetology, I have always had a strong desire to make a difference in the industry. With my credentials and expertise, I know that I can bring something unique to the table. My family's salon is where I first learned about the importance of hair care and the impact it has on people's lives. With my knowledge and skills, I can work alongside my family in the salon and bring in new techniques that can generate more revenue for the business. But my ambitions don't stop there. In the near future, I want to create a haircare line that will revolutionize the industry. My aim is to develop a product that not only nurtures the hair but also helps people with dry scalp. I believe that everyone deserves a haircare product that is both effective and affordable, and I want to be the one to provide that. I know that pursuing my dreams won't be easy, but I am determined to push through and make it happen. This scholarship will help me pay off most of my student debt, allowing me to focus on building my brand and lifting some weight off my shoulders. I am committed to making a name for myself in the cosmetology society and showing the world what I am capable of. Ultimately, I want to make my father proud, even in heaven. I want to show him that his daughter overcame obstacles and made a significant impact on the world. With this scholarship, I am one step closer to achieving my goals, and I am grateful for the opportunity to make my dreams a reality.
    Barber & Stylist Scholarship
    I come from a long line of stylists, and hair braiding has been a tradition in my family for generations. It was always something that fascinated me, and I knew that I wanted to join the family business by becoming a cosmetologist. I was always interested in beauty and wanted to explore various ways to approach hair, skin, and nails. When I went to a school focusing on that type of specialty, I was filled with wonder and excitement. I knew that this could be a lifelong passion for me. As a single mother with a child that has ASD, I knew that I needed to find a career that would bring me joy and fulfillment. I promised myself that I would find something that I would be excited to do every day. And cosmetology was it. I have always been fascinated by the power of hair, and I want to be able to use my skills to help others. With my credentials, I can work with my family in their salons, bringing in my techniques that will bring in more revenue while also making my haircare line. But my ultimate goal is to have a haircare line that helps people with dry scalp while also nurturing the hair. I believe that everyone deserves to have healthy and beautiful hair, and I want to be able to provide that in an affordable way. I want to create a line that is good for both the hair and the scalp, so people won't have to spend a fortune on different products. I know that this is my calling, and I believe that everyone deserves a second chance. This scholarship will help me pay off most of my student debt and lift some weight off my shoulders. With this opportunity, I can push myself to higher ladders and allow myself to make a name for myself in the cosmetology society. I believe that this scholarship will help me show the world what I can do and execute. I want my dad to see me in heaven knowing that through many obstacles, I made it. I want to show the world how his daughter made an impact on the world and that I made it! I want to be able to pay off most of my student debt while building a brand for myself and help bring beauty to others. I am passionate about cosmetology, and I know that I can make a difference in people's lives. I am excited to see where this journey takes me, and I am grateful for the opportunity to make my dreams a reality.
    Law Family Single Parent Scholarship
    As a single mother of a child with autism, I knew that I had to do something to provide for my family and make a positive impact in my community. Despite the challenges I faced, I had a burning ambition to succeed and a desire to pursue my dreams. That's why I decided to pursue a higher education in cosmetology, which has always fascinated me. I knew that cosmetology would be a challenging path, but I also knew that it would allow me to pursue a career that I was passionate about. The flexible hours in the field would allow me to balance my responsibilities as a mother with my professional aspirations. In addition, I could work with people from all walks of life, which was important to me. However, pursuing a career in cosmetology was not an easy decision. As a single mother of a child with autism, I had to juggle my responsibilities as a mother with my studies. I often had to sacrifice sleep and free time to keep up with my coursework. But I was determined to succeed and make a better life for myself and my son. I was driven by the need to provide for my family, the desire to make a positive impact in my community, and the ambition to pursue my dreams. I knew that I had to work hard and persevere to achieve my goals. I was willing to do whatever it took to succeed. Today, I am proud to say that I have achieved my goal. I am a licensed cosmetologist, and my salon has become a hub of positivity. People come to my salon to feel good about themselves and to connect with others. As a mother of a child with autism, I have found that my skills and expertise in cosmetology have helped me to connect with other parents and caregivers who face similar challenges. I can now say that my ambition and need have been fulfilled. In many ways, beauty has become my calling. I believe that it can transform people's lives, boost their confidence and self-esteem, and bring communities together. As someone who has experienced firsthand the challenges of being a single mother of a child with autism, I am committed to using my skills and expertise to make a positive impact in my community. I am a living example that with ambition and need, anything is possible. I want to encourage anyone facing similar challenges to never give up on their dreams. It may be difficult, but with hard work, determination, and a little bit of ambition, anything is possible. Pursuing a higher education is not just about gaining knowledge, but it's also about fulfilling your needs and ambitions. and need, anything is possible. I want to encourage anyone facing similar challenges to never give up on their dreams. It may be difficult, but with hard work, determination, and a little bit of ambition, anything is possible. Pursuing a higher education is not just about gaining knowledge, but it's also about fulfilling your needs and ambitions.
    Minority Cosmetic Science Scholarship
    As someone who has struggled with combination hair myself, I understand the challenges of finding hair care products that effectively address both oily and dry hair. That's why I am thrilled to announce my vision for a revolutionary new hair care line that specializes in combination hair. My passion for this project stems from my personal experience with combination hair. I know firsthand how frustrating it can be to try product after product, only to be left with either greasy or dry hair. I believe that everyone deserves to feel confident and beautiful in their own skin, and that starts with having hair that looks and feels healthy. My line will be a game changer in the beauty industry, offering a solution that has been overlooked for far too long. With a focus on natural ingredients and sustainable practices, my line will not only benefit customers' hair, but also the planet. I believe that beauty should never come at the expense of our environment, and I am dedicated to upholding this belief in everything I do. One of the ways my line will make an impact is by challenging the status quo. Currently, many beauty brands focus on creating products for specific hair types, such as oily, dry, or curly hair. However, combination hair is often overlooked and not given the attention it deserves. By creating a line that specializes in this hair type, I hope to inspire other brands to think outside the box and consider the unique needs of combination hair. Another way my line will impact the beauty industry is through its commitment to natural ingredients and sustainable practices. Many hair care products on the market contain harsh chemicals that can be damaging to both the hair and the environment. My line will use natural ingredients that are gentle on both, and will be packaged in eco-friendly materials to reduce waste. I am passionate about this project because I believe that everyone deserves to have access to high-quality, specialized hair care products that are both effective and sustainable. I want to empower people with combination hair to feel confident and beautiful, knowing that they are using a product that is not only good for their hair, but also good for the planet. In addition to the benefits for customers and the environment, I also see my line as an opportunity to make a positive impact on the beauty industry as a whole. By challenging the status quo and prioritizing natural ingredients and sustainable practices, I hope to inspire other brands to do the same. Together, we can create a more sustainable and equitable beauty industry that values the unique needs of every customer. Overall, I am excited about the potential impact my hair care line can have on the beauty industry. By providing a high-quality, specialized product for combination hair, I hope to help people feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. I also hope to inspire others to prioritize sustainability and natural ingredients in their own beauty products. With my line, I believe we can make a positive difference in the world.
    Trades Make the World Go 'Round
    From a young age, I was always captivated by the world of beauty and glamour. As I watched my mother apply her makeup, I was fascinated by the way she transformed herself into a confident and radiant woman. It was through her that I discovered my love for cosmetology, and I am forever grateful to her for inspiring me to pursue this path. As I grew older, I spent countless hours experimenting with makeup and hairstyles on myself and my friends. I loved the feeling of being able to enhance someone's natural beauty and boost their confidence. It was during this time that I realized cosmetology was more than just a hobby for me - it was a passion that I wanted to pursue as a career. Choosing a career path was not an easy decision, but I knew without a doubt that I wanted to become a cosmetologist. I enrolled in a cosmetology program and immersed myself in the world of beauty. I learned everything from the basics of hair cutting and coloring to the art of makeup application and skincare. It wasn't just about acquiring knowledge; it was about pursuing my passion and turning it into a fulfilling career. What I love most about cosmetology is the way it allows me to connect with people on a personal level. Through my work, I have the privilege of helping my clients look and feel their best. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing the smile on their faces when they leave my chair, knowing that I have made a positive impact on their lives. My family has played a huge role in my love for cosmetology. They have always been my biggest supporters, encouraging me to pursue my dreams and providing me with the resources I needed to succeed. Their unwavering love and support have given me the confidence to chase after my passion and turn it into a fulfilling career. In conclusion, cosmetology is not just a job for me - it is my calling. It is a career that allows me to pursue my passion, connect with people on a personal level, and make a positive impact on their lives. Thanks to my family's support and encouragement, I have been able to pursue my dreams and turn them into a reality. I am grateful every day for the opportunity to do what I love and make a difference in the world.
    Zakita D. Bond Memorial Scholarship
    As a single mother, I have come to appreciate the value of taking care of myself both physically and mentally. I believe that self-care is an essential component of being the best version of myself, and that includes finding ways to reset and rejuvenate. I have discovered a number of resources that help me achieve this goal, and I am passionate about using them to stay balanced and centered. One of my favorite ways to reset is through dancing. There is something incredibly liberating about losing myself in music and movement. When I am on the dance floor, I feel free and alive. Dancing allows me to release any stress or tension I may be carrying and helps me to tap into my innermost self. It is a powerful form of self-expression that leaves me feeling rejuvenated and energized. In addition to dancing, I also enjoy going to the gym and challenging my body. There is something deeply empowering about pushing myself to my limits and seeing what I am capable of achieving. A good workout leaves me feeling strong and confident, and reminds me that I am capable of accomplishing anything I set my mind to. It is a powerful reminder of the resilience of the human spirit and the importance of taking care of oneself. Of course, as a single mother, I also find that spending time with my child is one of the most rewarding and rejuvenating experiences I can have. We love finding fun and creative things to do outside, whether it is exploring a new park or going on a nature hike. Being in nature is a powerful reminder of the beauty and wonder of the world around us. It helps us to feel connected to something larger than ourselves and reminds us of the importance of being present in the moment. I am passionate about taking care of myself because I know that when I am at my best, I can be the best mother to my child. It is not always easy to find the time and resources to do so, but I am grateful for the support and encouragement that I have received along the way. I believe that self-care is an essential component of being a good parent, and that by taking care of myself, I am setting an example for my child to follow. I am committed to continuing to explore new and creative ways to reset and rejuvenate, and to sharing these resources with others who may be struggling to find balance in their own lives.
    Promising Pathways-Single Parent Scholarship
    Being a full-time mom and a full-time student pursuing cosmetology has been quite challenging for me. However, I am determined to succeed and reach my ultimate ambition of becoming my own boss. This way, I can have more time to spend with my child. Although it has been tough, I believe that my hard work and perseverance will pay off in the end. Since I decided to pursue cosmetology, I have been balancing my days between taking care of my child, attending classes, and completing assignments. It has not been easy, especially since my child is still young and requires a lot of attention. However, I always remind myself of the reason why I started this journey. I want to be able to provide for my child and give her a better future. One of the most significant hurdles that I had to overcome was finding the balance between being a full-time mom and a full-time student. At times, I found myself struggling to keep up with my studies while also trying to be present for my child. It was not easy, but I managed to find a routine that worked for me. I would wake up early in the morning to study before my child woke up, and I would also study during her nap times. Despite the challenges, I am determined to succeed. My ultimate goal is to become my own boss so that I can have the flexibility to spend quality time with my child while also providing for her. I know that it will not be easy, but I am willing to work hard and make the necessary sacrifices to achieve my dreams. One of the things that keep me motivated is the support that I receive from my family. They have been with me every step of the way, encouraging me and helping me whenever I need it. I am also grateful for the support that I receive from my professors and classmates. They have been understanding of my situation and have provided me with the necessary resources to succeed. Although it has been tough, I believe that my hard work and perseverance will pay off in the end. I am confident that my education in cosmetology will open up numerous opportunities for me, and I am excited to see where this journey takes me. I know that it will not be easy, but I am willing to put in the work to achieve my dreams and provide a better life for my child. One of the most significant challenges that I faced while pursuing cosmetology was managing my time effectively. Being a full-time mom and a full-time student meant that I had to juggle multiple responsibilities, and I often found myself struggling to meet deadlines. However, I learned to manage my time effectively by prioritizing my tasks and creating a schedule that worked for me. I also learned to delegate tasks to other family members when necessary, which helped me to focus on my studies. Another challenge that I faced was financial. Pursuing a career in cosmetology requires a significant investment, and I had to find ways to finance my education. I applied for grants and scholarships, and I also took out student loans when necessary. Although it was not easy, I knew that the investment would be worth it in the end.
    Vannessa A. Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship
    Achieving a balance between family, career, and health is crucial for a happy and fulfilling life. As someone who values personal and professional growth, I make a conscious effort to prioritize my physical and mental well-being while also spending quality time with my loved ones. I am committed to pursuing a career that aligns with my values and allows me to make a positive impact in the world. To achieve this, I prioritize self-care and mindfulness by eating well, exercising regularly, and taking time to recharge my batteries. I believe that a holistic approach to life is key to achieving success and happiness. As I look towards the next decade, my family, career, and health are my top priorities. Achieving balance and harmony in all areas of my life is crucial to me. I am committed to excelling in my career while dedicating quality time to my loved ones. I believe that a happy and fulfilling life can only be achieved by prioritizing regular exercise, healthy eating, and mindfulness. As I pursue my career in the beauty industry, I will integrate my family and health goals into my work. I will aim to work with brands that align with my values and ethics, creating a positive impact on people's lives. I will also ensure that I have enough time for my family and loved ones, taking breaks from work to spend quality time with them. In addition, I will prioritize my health, ensuring that I am taking care of myself physically and mentally. This will include regular exercise, healthy eating, and mindfulness practices. I believe that by taking care of myself, I will be able to perform better at work and be present for my family. Overall, I am excited about the future and committed to living a life filled with joy, success, and abundance. I believe that by integrating my family, career, and health goals, I can achieve the balance and harmony that I desire in my life. "My family, career, and health are the driving forces behind my pursuit of excellence in the beauty industry. I'm passionate about collaborating with ethical brands and weaving my personal goals into my work. My ultimate goal is to balance my personal and professional life, leading a fulfilling and harmonious life."
    Minority Women in LAS Scholarship
    Coming from a family of cosmetologists, I was exposed to the transformative power of makeup and hair styling at a young age. Through my family's guidance and influence, I have developed an unwavering passion for making people feel confident and beautiful. I pride myself on customizing my services to meet my client's unique needs and preferences. My family's commitment to excellence has instilled in me a strong work ethic and a drive for perfection. I am grateful for the opportunities to use my skills and expertise to make a positive impact on others. As a child, I was introduced to the world of beauty through my family's cosmetology business. Seeing the transformative power of makeup and hair styling on clients fascinated me. As I grew older, I began experimenting with my look, trying new styles and techniques. Through my family's influence, I developed a keen eye for detail and a passion for making people feel confident and beautiful. I learned to listen attentively to clients' needs and preferences and to customize my services to meet their unique requirements. My family's unwavering commitment to their craft instilled in me a strong work ethic and a drive for excellence. I take great pride in my work and always strive for perfection, knowing that every client deserves nothing but the best. Reflecting on my journey, I realize that my family and cosmetology have shaped me in countless ways, making me the person I am today. I'm grateful for the lessons I've learned and for the opportunities I've had to use my skills to make a positive impact on others. My family of cosmetologists taught me the transformative power of makeup and hair styling. I'm passionate about making people feel confident and beautiful, and I tailor my services to meet clients' unique needs—my family's commitment to excellence instilled in me a strong work ethic and a drive for perfection. I'm grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact on others. My family has always been driven by the ambition to get the job done no matter what. Growing up, I learned the importance of hard work, dedication, and perseverance from them. These values have also played a significant role in my professional life, particularly in my passion for cosmetology. I am committed to providing my clients with the best service possible, and I always strive to create beautiful and confident transformations that exceed their expectations. With my family's support and my drive to succeed, I am determined to continue growing and improving in my field and making a positive impact on the lives of those around me. From my family, I learned the power of hard work and dedication. These values have guided my passion for cosmetology, where I strive to create beautiful transformations for my clients every day. With their unwavering support and my drive to succeed, I am determined to make a positive impact on the lives of those around me.
    Dr. Alexanderia K. Lane Memorial Scholarship
    What helps me pursue trade school is that I come from a long generation of stylists, everyone in my family does braiding I decided it was my time to step up and join the family so I decided that I should go into cosmetology. With the skillset, I learned years before joining I decided to different ways beauty is forever there are many ways to approach hair skin, and nails going to a school focusing on that type of specialty had me wondering if this could be a forever ordeal. I want to be able to keep this skill and use it to make sure my son has something to lay back on right now I'm making it back as much as I can be a single mother with a child that has ASD I promised myself I would find a career that will bring me joy and I'll be excited to do. Also with my certifications, I can be able to work with my family in their suites I can be the one that washes trims, and colors while they can continue to braid hair I can also bring in my techniques that will bring in more revenue to also be able to make my haircare line. I want to have a haircare that helps people with dry scalp but also nurtures the hair I have a combination type of hair some shampoos are good for the hair but that for the scalp some are good and bad for the hair I want to be able to do both of those so people won't have to be overcharged for certain haircare products I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and this scholarship will help pay off most of my student debt and help me lift some weight off my shoulders I want to be able to pay off most of my student debt while building a brand for myself and help bring beauty to others if given that chance you will help me push myself to higher ladders and allow me to make myself known in the cosmetology society and show the world what I can do and achieve. I want my dad to see me in heaven knowing that through many obstacles I made it and I push through and I showed the world how his daughter made an impact on the world and that I made it!
    Gary Hope Cosmetology And Barbering Scholarship
    What helps me pursue trade school is that I come from a long generation of stylists, everyone in my family does braiding I decided it was my time to step up and join the family so I decided that I should go into cosmetology. With the skillset, I learned years before joining I decided to different ways beauty is forever there are many ways to approach hair skin, and nails going to a school focusing on that type of specialty had me wondering if this could be a forever ordeal. I want to be able to keep this skill and use it to make sure my son has something to lay back on right now I'm making it back as much as I can be a single mother with a child that has ASD I promised myself I would find a career that will bring me joy and I'll be excited to do. Also with my certifications, I can be able to work with my family in their suites I can be the one that washes trims, and colors while they can continue to braid hair I can also bring in my techniques that will bring in more revenue to also be able to make my haircare line. I want to have a haircare that helps people with dry scalp but also nurtures the hair I have a combination type of hair some shampoos are good for the hair but that for the scalp some are good and bad for the hair I want to be able to do both of those so people won't have to be overcharged for certain haircare products I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and this scholarship will help pay off most of my student debt and help me lift some weight off my shoulders I want to be able to pay off most of my student debt while building a brand for myself and help bring beauty to others if given that chance you will help me push myself to higher ladders and allow me to make myself known in the cosmetology society and show the world what I can do and achieve. I want my dad to see me in heaven knowing that through many obstacles I made it and I push through and I showed the world how his daughter made an impact on the world and that I made it!
    Malia L. Harris Memorial Scholarship
    What helps me pursue trade school is that I come from a long generation of stylists, everyone in my family does braiding I decided it was my time to step up and join the family so I decided that I should go into cosmetology. With the skillset, I learned years before joining I decided to different ways beauty is forever there are many ways to approach hair skin, and nails going to a school focusing on that type of specialty had me wondering if this could be a forever ordeal. I want to be able to keep this skill and use it to make sure my son has something to lay back on right now I'm making it back as much as I can be a single mother with a child that has ASD I promised myself I would find a career that will bring me joy and I'll be excited to do. Also with my certifications, I can be able to work with my family in their suites I can be the one that washes trims, and colors while they can continue to braid hair I can also bring in my techniques that will bring in more revenue to also be able to make my haircare line. I want to have a haircare that helps people with dry scalp but also nurtures the hair I have a combination type of hair some shampoos are good for the hair but that for the scalp some are good and bad for the hair I want to be able to do both of those so people won't have to be overcharged for certain haircare products I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and this scholarship will help pay off most of my student debt and help me lift some weight off my shoulders I want to be able to pay off most of my student debt while building a brand for myself and help bring beauty to others if given that chance you will help me push myself to higher ladders and allow me to make myself known in the cosmetology society and show the world what I can do and achieve. I want my dad to see me in heaven knowing that through many obstacles I made it and I push through and I showed the world how his daughter made an impact on the world and that I made it!
    Slater Miller Memorial Fund
    What helps me pursue trade school is that I come from a long generation of stylists, everyone in my family does braiding I decided it was my time to step up and join the family so I decided that I should go into cosmetology. With the skillset, I learned years before joining I decided to different ways beauty is forever there are many ways to approach hair skin, and nails going to a school focusing on that type of specialty had me wondering if this could be a forever ordeal. I want to be able to keep this skill and use it to make sure my son has something to lay back on right now I'm making it back as much as I can be a single mother with a child that has ASD I promised myself I would find a career that will bring me joy and I'll be excited to do. Also with my certifications, I can be able to work with my family in their suites I can be the one that washes trims, and colors while they can continue to braid hair I can also bring in my techniques that will bring in more revenue to also be able to make my haircare line. I want to have a haircare that helps people with dry scalp but also nurtures the hair I have a combination type of hair some shampoos are good for the hair but that for the scalp some are good and bad for the hair I want to be able to do both of those so people won't have to be overcharged for certain haircare products I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and this scholarship will help pay off most of my student debt and help me lift some weight off my shoulders I want to be able to pay off most of my student debt while building a brand for myself and help bring beauty to others if given that chance you will help me push myself to higher ladders and allow me to make myself known in the cosmetology society and show the world what I can do and achieve. I want my dad to see me in heaven knowing that through many obstacles I made it and I push through and I showed the world how his daughter made an impact on the world and that I made it!