Shijuan Simmons is a recent graduated from Waggener highschool. He has been awarded a partial basketball scholarship to Florida Costal Prep Academy located in Fort Walton Beach Florida and hopes to receive college credit in business as well as basketball success. Shijuan hasnt had it easy as 1 of 4 kids from a single parent home he has had to make his own way through many storms. With siblings and family incarnated, seeing shooting, losing friends keeping strong and dedicated himself to basketball, school and attending Parkland Boys and Girls Club was a way he wouldnt get sucked into the streets. It has shown him to be determined and motivated.
He is raising $3,000 to be able to stay enrolled in the Academy, without the funds he will miss this opportunity and be forced to stay in Louisville. " I am just a kid from the hood trying to make it out". Shijuan has raised $1500 of the 3000 through hardwork in numerous jobs around Parkland and fundraising. Please help him be the first generation to leave and succeed through his passion. The $3,000 will help with his $11,000 Tuition of a deposit, books, rooming, and transportation to get to a flight. He needs to be able to complete this by September 21st.