Personal Narrative: My Criminal Justice Career

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The first time I attended college I was very young; I was motivated to get my criminal justice career started. I thought I was on my way. I thought that there was no way I could’ve been stopped. Times took a turn for the worst or so I thought. The first thing that happened was that my father had fallen ill. He began to get to a point where he was going to need full time assistance. I wasn’t sure how I was going to help him and myself too. Now, I worked full time, I went to school fulltime. My plate was full. Yet, I made sure my father was taken care of. I was so close to completing school when my father passed away, I was torn. I was lost in a place that I didn’t want to do anything after that. I dropped out of college, I stopped doing everything…show more content…
However, after I fathered my first born I knew I had to do something different for him. I wanted him to have a better chance at life than I did. The choices I make should never affect my young in a negative way. And being a part of a family who are well accomplished I knew I had to stop making excuses and join the happy club of successful people. That is when I began to search for schools that I could be myself in and enjoy furthering my education. I know that as long as I have the awesome support system that I have from my friends and family, I will surely be able to maintain good grades and focus skills while attending Colorado Christian College completing the degree in which I started. I cannot allow anything to hold me back and I will make sure that if I ever feel like I am getting overwhelmed I will make sure that I reach out to my support system to stay on task. Now that I am once again surrounded by success, support, and love and helping hands. I know I can do this this time around, all I need is the door opened. I have faith that this is the right time for me to finally get that career that my family and I
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