At Ballou Senior High School, a school full of violence in Washington, D.C., honor students have learned to keep their heads down. Like most inner-city kids, they know that any special attention in a place this dangerous can make you a target of violence. But Cedric Jennings did not swallow his pride and with support from his mother, he diligently studied. The summer after his junior year, at a program for minorities at MIT, he got a fleeting glimpse of life outside, a glimpse that turned into a face-on challenge one year later: acceptance into Brown University, an Ivy League school. At Brown, Cedric found himself far behind most of the other freshmen. Cedric managed many intellectual and social challenges. He hoped that... [continues]
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