After suffering sexual abuse, young woman takes her education off-hold to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher.
During her third year of college, Ahsaki’s academic career was interrupted by a horrific, life-changing event - sexual assault. She received counseling and learned to persevere - a skill she shares with others. She began working as a job coach for the homeless and realized that teaching was her calling. She thrives in the classroom and energizes students to find their purpose and improve their lives. Ahsaki is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in sociology and plans to earn a graduate degree in education to fulfill her life-long passion for teaching. She is an active volunteer with several nonprofit organizations.