Growing Up Poor Spurs Alumna to Become a Mentor to Many
As a child growing up in Jamaica, West Indies, Carolyn Chang often went without shoes and missed a few years of education. Her family could not afford the school and uniform fees required for Jamaican public schools.
Nevertheless, she always dreamed big. “From the time I could think, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer,” says Chang, a graduate of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Law School in Camden. “In Jamaica, attorneys are revered as pillars of the community who help people in need. I never heard a lawyer joke until I came to the United States. “
Today, Chang, who …read more
Source: Rutgers Today