From a Street-child to a Ph. D.
From a street child to a Ph.D. is a presentation that highlights Jose Luis Zelaya's life-story of growing up in San Pedro Sula, Honduras to a finishing a Ph.D. in Urban Education in College Station, Texas. In it, he describes growing up in absolute poverty, rampant violence and how hurricane Mitch (1998) separated his family. He details taking a journey as an unaccompanied minor to the United States to reunify with his mother and sister in the United States which lasted 45 arduous days.