Heather Huynh was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1992. She is a student at the University of Minnesota and has competed for the U.S. National Taekwondo Team. Her mother was born in Long An, Vietnam, in 1962. She and her family left Vietnam in 1981 on a boat.…
Nafisa Diriye was born in Somalia. She and her family moved to Nairobi, Kenya when she was seven years old. In 2006, her brother, who was living in the United States, sponsored her family and they moved to Minneapolis, MN. She graduated from Edison…
Dante Candelario Pastrano was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. His family moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico, in 1966. He grew up and went to school there. He moved to Sioux City, IA, in 1987, where he worked in a meat-packing plant and computer…
Anab Adan Gulaid grew up in Hargeisa, Somalia. After the outbreak of the Somali civil war in late 1990, she left Somalia with several family members and moved to Toronto, Canada, where she went to school and became a Canadian citizen. After marrying her…
Sadia Abdewali was born in Somalia in 1994. She moved to Kenya in 1999, Minnesota in 2000, and then Seattle, WA, where she grew up. She moved back to Minnesota in 2014 and is studying to be a K-5th grade teacher.
He is an entrepaneur and community advocate. He was born in Boston, MA while his father was in graduate school in the United States. Ederick was raised in Venezuela and left in his 20's because instability there. He moved to Chicago and finally settled…