Maya is a remarkable young woman who has faced numerous challenges in her life but continues to persevere and excel in her studies. Maya has been in and out of group homes, and despite these difficult circumstances, she remains a dedicated and hardworking student, attending college full-time. Maya’s mother is currently battling brain cancer, which has added immense emotional and financial strain to their lives. Despite this, Maya has maintained excellent grades, demonstrating her commitment to her education and future. In addition to her mother's illness, Maya has also been a victim of a heinous crime. She was stabbed and left for dead by someone she thought was a friend. This traumatic experience could have easily derailed her life, but Maya has shown incredible resilience and strength in overcoming this tragedy. Maya’s involvement in the KFS&C's mentor program has been instrumental in her healing process. These support systems have provided her with a sense of belonging, guidance, and encouragement.