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Jerome & Leah

Leah Harper graduated from Hampton University in 2013 with her bachelor's degree in English, Georgetown University in 2015 with her master's degree in English, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Hampton University, Leah was the recipient of the President's Award, the English departmental award, and several fellowships. Leah uses her experiences in higher education to mentor others about what to expect once they enter into college and beyond.

Jerome Harper graduated from Montgomery College with an associate of arts degree in Business Management in 2010. He went on to Morgan State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance in 2013. While at Morgan State Jerome underwent two heart surgeries that would change the course of his life but not stop his purpose. Jerome is currently a corporate accountant for one of the largest real estate firms in Philadelphia. He uses his transition from community college to a four-year university to share the practical and possible opportunities that college can offer, and his experience in real estate accounting to mentor others.

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