• Student Spotlight Series

    Student Spotlight Series: Nick Barbosa

    This week, we sat down with Nick Barbosa, the winner of ScholarJet’s “Young Advocate” competition, to learn more about his personal interest in ending youth homelessness and what made his ScholarJet submission stand out. For Nick’s $1,000 winning scholarship submission, he created a presentation and wrote a compelling letter to a government official explaining how he would help homeless people in his community. This competition was created by Y2Y, a student-run overnight shelter to provide a safe and affirming environment for young adults experiencing homelessness by employing a youth-to-youth model.   Tuan: Thank you so much for doing this with us! What is your backstory? Nick: My name is Nick…