Jalen Onorati


There are so many different possibilities to use $50,000 dollars. With $50,000 I could live and learn comfortably at the school of my choice, rather than worry about taking out a loan or paying for tuition out of pocket. Other than spending it on college, I would use the $50,000 to take a family trip with my grandparents and mother on a tour of Italy. I have always wished and dreamed of going to Italy. I want to emerge myself in the food, culture, sites, and people of Italy, and who else to spend that great experience with, than with my family. Without my family, I would not be where I am today and I am very blessed to have them. My mother is a single parent and raised me with the help of my grandparents. I realize that even through hard times, they always made sure I had what I needed and sometimes wanted. They have supported me in every aspect of my life and have instilled everlasting morals inside of me. As a child I didn't truly understand how much my family sacrificed for me, but the older I got the more I tried to give back. I always felt that it wasn't enough. With $50,000 dollars, I would finally be able to give a great, life long gift to my grandparents and mother who sacrificed for me and supported me throughout my life. That is the least that I could do for them.