My Life Journey: Sandra Reynaga

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I’m going to start by introducing myself. My name is Sandra Reynaga I’m twenty seven years old, I’m a mother of two phenomenal boys that I totally love with all me heart. I’m also engage to a wonderful person that means the world to me. I’m originally from Los Angeles California; my parents are Mexican so that makes me Mexican American. I come from a big family of nine siblings; I’m the second person in my family to go to college. My goal is to become a social worker and provide for my family, I want my children to be proud of me and follow my steps that would be my dream to see my kids go to college and achieve their goals.

I have a wonderful family that supports me on everything I do; I was raise on a very poor side of Los Angeles California my parents always taught us how to be independent and work hard for our goals in life and never give up. When I was young my parents gave my siblings and I frequent speeches about the importance of perseverance. What surprised me as an adult was how much they lived their “never give up” message toward us, when we needed them the most. And that’s the same good example I want for my kids to follow. I will now move on and continue with the journey of my life. I’m a very simple woman I say simple because I don’t ask for much only for what I work hard for and achieve with my hard work and effort.

I’m currently a student at Fresno City College I’m studying to become a social worker. Throughout my years without school, I had made it my goal to go back to school and gain as much knowledge of my peers and follow my goal. The start of college came; I was nervous but with this nervousness came an overwhelming sense of excitement and curiosity that was aching to be explored. College is not only about learning in the classroom, but also learning outside the classroom. The reason why I decided to attend college is because of so many reasons one of them is for my family I want to be able to provide for...
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