Graduate Stories

We wish we could share the stories of all of the young people who graduate from JCSU.

Here's just a few of the Great Stories from our students. 

Aisha Davis

Fearing the fate of her two older sisters who were unable to go to college, Aisha Davis was uncertain about her future and whether or not she would be successful pursuing her degree.  

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Lavaris Nelson

Lavaris Nelson, of Charlotte is an adult student in the first graduating class at Johnson C. Smith University’s Metropolitan College. 

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Michael Lipscomb

It’s been over two decades since Michael Lipscomb was a student the first time at Johnson C. Smith University. In 1989, with help from the Methodist Children’s Home in Winston-Salem, he enrolled in college. 

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Sasha Cunningham

Sasha Cunningham grew up in Spanish Town,  Jamaica, the daughter of Donald Cunningham, an electrician, and Purcess Ellis who works as a domestic helper.  

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Stephanie Savage

After interacting with patients for several years in her role as a clinical assistant at McKay Urology in Charlotte,  Stephanie Savage has developed a strong desire to help people. 

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