Merewan Jemal

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments
JEMALMerwanMerewan Jemal Sheila Duignan and Michael Wilkins High Hopes Scholar San Francisco State University Merewan endured a long journey from Eritrea via Sudan and Egypt to be re-united with his mother in the United States after 15 years, missing 4 years of high school in the process. He is a Y-Scholar, a member of the Muslim Youth Club and the Homeless Support Club. Merewan’s struggles taught him the value of an education and he is proud to be the first person in his family to attend college. He is interested in a career in physical therapy or in a job working with computers.