2014 Scholars

Najah Smith

Najah Smith is a sophomore majoring in computer science at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. From 2008 to 2011, Najah was a youth mentor and college prep advocate for the Dinerral Shavers Educational Fund. For this program, Najah mentored and advised youth from the New Orleans area and conducted weekly correspondence with school administrators. Her goal is to succeed in whatever she does and make a difference in this world.

“No matter where you come from and no matter what you’re going through, your dreams are valid. Everything takes time and learning is the development of success.”