During her junior year of high school, Jasmin Gomez faces a situation most teenagers in her neighborhood of South Los Angeles do: teen pregnancy. The statistics are against Jasmin, but she is determined to tackle motherhood and college life without sacrificing either. Balancing an on-campus job, academics, social life, and a toddler, Jasmin proves that teen pregnancy statistics and television show stereotypes are not relevant to all teenage mothers.
"The Problem with Wanting to Grow Up Too Fast,"
First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience:
1, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/fgv/vol2/iss1/3