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Kedrick Jamal Person Personal Statement Personal Statement “You can achieve anything you put your mind to, Kedrick Son, tell me what you want to be when you get older.” Being a child, he did not know to respond. Later on in life when he turned three, she said “Son, what do you want to be when you get older?” He told her a teacher. When he was in the third grade she called him and his brother to her room; most of the time when they got called to the room it wasn’t anything good behind it, so he was nervous and scared. That’s when she said “Boys, I have cancer and I don’t know how much longer I am going to be around here.” On February 3, 2005, the doctors called and said, “Mr. Person she’s gone.” When he heard that his heart dropped. I was that that little boy and that woman was my mother. I thought my life had hit a dead end, and I said to myself “if she’s dead I don’t want to be here either.” Dealing with my mother’s death was not easy, but there was nothing I could do about it. My life hasn’t always been easy. Losing a parent is something I never want anybody to experience. I can say I am finally at peace with losing her. It took me while and after almost 10 years of her being gone, I am finally at a place where I can cry if I need to and then look up and say…show more content…
I made a vow I would help others anyway I could. I now help my church when we have our summer youth camp by tutoring kids in math, science, and social studies. My mother always said helping others in life will make us stronger as individual. That is why I want to become a teacher because I would be able to give back to my community and give kids the education they deserve. Teaching is something I am passionate about doing, I love being able to be there and talk to the kids when they need a shoulder to lean and cry on. I am going to be they for them just like someone was there for me when I needed

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