Big family. Demanding job.
Yvell Simmons could easily have found a reason to quit college. But at those moments when she was tempted to drop her pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, two special factors kept her going.
Watch our video interview with the North Carolina woman as she credits the support of her do-it-all husband and the memory of her mom’s refusal to give up on anything.
“And I knew that if I continued that she would still be smiling,” Simmons said.
Learn more about Yvell Simmons’ educational journey by reading her Student Spotlight interview here.