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San Bernardino Community College District

Tyrone Ross Traded Football for Academics

by SBCCD

Around Campus

“I would like to get them out in the world, to conventions, to art museums, to sermons, to big cities like New York, Miami, Houston, and show them what’s cool in this country.”

“I would like to open their minds to careers in engineering, business, law, medicine,” he said. “I want to plant the seed in their head, that you too, can make something out of yourself.”

MENTORS ROCK

“Mentors changed my life. I had a African American advisor who gave me a blueprint for how I can get through community college and transfer to a four year school. I want to pay that forward.”

YOU ARE WHO YOU KNOW

You are who you hang around with. If you see people around you who can come up with brilliant ideas for the school, you learn, you can do that too. There were a lot of smart people on student senate.”

STAMP OUT STIGMA

“When people think of an African American male, I want to give them a good impression. I want them to see success.”

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