Anastasia Brackin

18 – Birmingham, AL

What Are You Most Passionate About?

Education, serving the community and better healthcare.

Who Is Your Hero? Why?

My Mother. Regardless of the circumstances she continuously amazes me with her perseverance, endurance and class. She is a warrior!

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

A phone ringing.

What Project Would A Laptop Help You With?

My father had always had some kind of health problem and towards the end of his life, his health became even worse. When I was 13, he died suddenly overnight. I was angry and confused. I decided then that I wanted learn more about diseases. I want to learn about the progression of disease and how it affects groups of people and races. I would like to major in African American studies with pre-med track. After college, I plan on attending medical in Atlanta at Emory.

How Would A Laptop Help You?

I am a graduating senior class of 2016. I come from a single mother of three girls. I have kept my grades high enough and my athletic endeavor remarkable to receive an athletic and academic scholarship. But a laptop is not in the budget for my mother. A laptop will allow me to strive in college. It will be a great tool for my education and beyond.

What do you love about this project?

I love the thought of helping others, and the prospect of having a significant impact on my community.

What Languages do you speak?

English.

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?

Mac