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Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Humans of UTSA: Frank Valdes

Folasade Sabitu

October 23, 2019

This is Frank Valdes. He is a senior and a finance major. What inspires him is his family and setting expectations for the future generations to come. This is his story. “I took a tour of the university with my high school. After touring a couple other universities within the state, I felt the difference in...

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Humans of UTSA: Vedika Khanna

Folasade Sabitu

September 18, 2019

This is Vedika Khanna. She is a senior and a communication major. It took her three major changes to get her to where she is now, but the process has helped to build her confidence, solidify her values, and continue to push for success. This is her story. “I’m from Houston, Texas, born and raised, an...

Humans of UTSA: Ikechi Enyioma

Humans of UTSA: Ikechi Enyioma

Folasade Sabitu

May 6, 2019

This is Ikechi Enyioma. He is a junior and a kinesiology major. His faith helped him to overcome his struggles and continues to guide him in the right direction. This is his story. “I'm a first child of immigrant parents. They basically had to start over because they weren't teens when they...

Humans of UTSA: Temilola (Grace) Adedipe

Humans of UTSA: Temilola (Grace) Adedipe

Folasade Sabitu

April 29, 2019

This is Temilola (Grace) Adedipe. She is a junior biomedical major. Her passion for making a difference here at UTSA helps others to strive for success. This is her story. “I was born in Nigeria, and then I came to the United States when I was about three and a half. When I first got here, I didn't know how to speak En...

Humans of UTSA: Hunter Kim

Humans of UTSA: Hunter Kim

Folasade Sabitu

April 23, 2019

This is Hunter Kim. He is a junior and a computer engineering major. His role as Mr. UTSA 2018 has given him the platform to help others succeed. This is his story. “So I actually applied to two different other schools, UT and A&M, firstly because those are the big schools, and also because I app...

Humans of UTSA: Jude Jones

Humans of UTSA: Jude Jones

Folasade Sabitu

March 31, 2019

This is Jude Jones. She is a junior and an English major. She overcame the obstacles life threw at her which turned her into the person that she is today. This is her story.   “I grew up a military/preacher's kid. I was born in Florida on MacDill Air Force base and [I was an] only child, always was, until not too long ago. ...

Uncapping the lens behind ‘Humans of UTSA’

February 24, 2015

Marcus Connolly, The Paisano Perhaps many of you are familiar with “Humans of New York,” the photoblog featuring portraits and interviews of New York City residents, which began in 2010 and now has millions of followers worldwide. Most likely, less of you are familiar with its ...