Recipient Profile - Devree
Recipient Profile - DEVREE
COLLEGE OF ENROLLMENT
CURENT AGE/AGE UPON GRADUATION
Brain cancer survivor, porcelain skin, card/board games, music(reading music, etc.)
Chocolate with nuts, the Jonas Brothers, Sims, bookstores, the internet.
TOP 3 LIFE GOALS
Have a beautiful family
Be fluent in ASL
Write a book about my cancer journey
Where do you see yourself 5 years after graduation
I see myself married with a budding family and a secure job as a speech pathologist or a special education teacher.
Biggest Take-away(s) from your cancer experience
I can do anything, as long as I set my mind to it. Adapt and overcome became my new motto.
Advice for other young adult cancer survivors
I know it’s hard but it does make you stronger as long don’t live like the victim, don’t
let cancer be your excuse. Push yourself and people will be amazed you ever fought that