THE JOURNEY : “Straight Out of Compton to Another Place: Sierra McDonald”

The Journey - Sierra McDonald


When the world said “no,” Sierra McDonald said “yes.”  As a 2016 graduate of Howard University, she defied the odds and used her Howard Experience to change the way she sees life.  She overcame challenges in early years to become an honor student in the Department of Media, Journalism and Film.  On this episode of “The Journey,” President Wayne Frederick talks to a recent graduate about overcoming misfortune, focusing your dreams and bringing meaning to your life.

Air Date: January 15, 2017


Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick

As the 17th President of Howard University, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick is dedicated to extending the legacy of Howard University as a world-renowned academic and research institution. Dr. Frederick has a deeply personal relationship with Howard University and represents the mosaic of the 80,000 + living alumni who are connected to the University as well as the students, staff and faculty members who are invested in Howard University’s success.

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