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Being raised by a single parent of Afro-Caribbean background, one should expect strict parenting, striving for nothing less than academic success. Without this authoritarian parenting I realize I would not be in such good shape as a student. My mother, Pauline Muirhead, departed our house early mornings and came in late nights from an awning company, just to make ends meet for my sister and me. My mother made it her business to push me to want success not only for her reassurance but my own. The road to true self identification and bliss started when my mother enrolled me into Parkway Middle School of the Arts, I wanted to be a singer; yet my mother registered me for the theatre program, at the time I wasn’t looking at the overall picture, but I’m very grateful now that she made that decision for me, because now I am 100% certain I want to become a fulltime actress. Everything my mother has done for me has shaped my path to being the great actress I was predestined to be. The next step on my path to stardom is being enrolled at FAMU, I know that your prestigious Theatre and Directing programs are what I need to make it in the real world, I want to perform professionally, and I can do that at this university. With FAMU’s great credibility I believe I would get special opportunities to exhibit my raw talents.
Being enrolled at any Florida University would be my foot in the door to all great opportunities, and as a student I would do my part in remaining academically stable, and partake in campus life, joining many extracurricular activities to fulfill my college experience. I’ve always tried to live by “There is just one life for each of us: our own.” by Euripides. I have my own thoughts and opinions on any subject and will always stay strong to them, no matter what. I am not the person that follows the crowd, but the leader who is a role model to…...

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