“Guardian Scholars allowed me to build a separate little family on campus with individuals who come from different cultures and experiences, yet were able to relate through a similar struggle.”


Ariel Lopez
University of California, Davis
Sociology and Chicano Studies Double Major

“The inter-personal connection and individual counseling really helps. The Guardian Scholars Program really goes the extra mile.”


Jacquinn Scales
City College of San Francisco
Social & Behavioral Science Major
Age: 29

“I thought I wasn’t going to make it to college. People always say they can’t do things if they don’t get an education first. So when I graduated from high school I saw myself going to college and just making it.”


Reuel Mack
Laney College
Nursing Major
Age: 20