Jersey - Jersey To give a little insight of my upbringing...

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Jersey To give a little insight of my upbringing, I’m going to bring you back to the early 90’s in a suburb in northern New Jersey. I am the product of two persevering and caring individuals, who met in New Jersey forgoing the fact that they were about 2,000 miles away from home. Home for my father was Guatemala, as for my mother it was El Salvador. They immigrated to the United States seeking a new life, a life where opportunity is yours for the taking. Coming from the rural lands of both Latin American countries, they appreciated the tiniest of luxurious; accustomed to those who have lived here. They came from candle light homes, water that had to be retrieved from wells, and baths that had to be taken in rivers. My story began, on July 22nd nineteen ninety four, on a hot, humid Friday night. I was born at exactly 11:12 PM. I was raised by two individuals who couldn’t be more alike. My father is a construction worker; who has stayed loyal to his company for well over three decades and the majority of his life. While my mother has been a cleaning lady for the same amount of
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