Jaime Escalante

“You're going to work harder here than you've ever worked anywhere else. And the only thing I ask from you is ganas.” – Stand and Deliver While this concept isn’t new it took on new meaning thanks to Jaime E...

My Life As an Undocumented Latino in the U.S.

In 1989, my family and I left our small Maya community in Yucatán, México due to poverty, violence and lack of opportunity. My parents wanted the best for my sister and I; they were willing to leave everythin...