Leon is a bright young man who describes himself as a hardworking, open minded kid with a great desire to learn new things. He lives with his younger sister and mother and attends Roosevelt Middle School. Reading science journals and writing short stories are Leon’s hobbies. Leon has a great relationship with his Take Stock in Children mentor, which refers to Leon as an “old soul” mostly because of his interesting way of looking at life. Leon will be the first in his family to graduate high school and attend college. He is looking forward to college and is very interested in studying medicine or becoming an engineer.
“I’m so thankful for this scholarship. Now, one day I’ll be able to go to college and make money to support my family.” ~ Leon Trang