India Ashley was born with congenital glaucoma that left her with severe visually impairment. People told her she’d never make it in a regular classroom, and she certainly wouldn’t succeed in a college setting.
When she was young … she bought into those negative words.
There have been many times in Trey Hebert’s life where he couldn’t hold his head up, all stemming from childhood trauma that caused a world of difficulty.
“There was a moment, not too long ago, that I thought I would never be good enough to earn a degree.” Trey said.
Trey’s story begins in Texas where he lived with his mother, a single mom. When Trey was just six years old, his mother was diagnosed with lung cancer. For the next three years, the young boy tagged along with his mom to her chemotherapy treatments. Despite the aggressive treatment, his mother passed away when Trey was nine.