Freshman Shantell Steve has found her voice
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
USD Magazine -- “In foster care, there are families that genuinely want to take care of you. And then there are families whose only intention is to get money. I was placed in various environments where people did not show me any love. I did not have a great experience at all growing up in Chicago. But all that’s past, right? It’s about the present and the future.
I’ve always said that God won’t put more on me than I can bear. Yes, I’ve had a rough background. But feeling sorry for myself didn’t get me here. My fulfillment comes from helping others. Various people took the time to help me over the years and why can’t I be that person for someone else?" (Full Story)