Archives from June 2014


Markecio Simmons

During high school, some students live in such extreme situations they wonder if they will ever really make it to college. This was particularly true for Markecio Simmons from Ocala, Fla. who was homeless much of his high school career. His past was not always easy, but the struggle and ability to overcome has helped Markecio be successful at the University of Florida despite the odds stacked against him. In fact, in December 2014, Markecio will graduate with a 3.5 GPA with a degree in… Read More »