She was chosen from among 30 applicants, each representing one of Temple's University's colleges."I couldn’t believe it," she said, after learning she had been chosen. Oh my gosh, I would love one day to be the speaker of my college. And I talk about how Temple celebrates diversity And I talk about my American Dream, it being called the Temple Dream.
It just feels so unreal."Nguyen said she hopes to inspire people with her 3 to 4 minute speech that will relate many of her experiences at Temple."I share my story of being wait listed and how Temple Owls work hard and are proactive," she said. And just talking about how we all have a Temple story."In characteristic fashion, Nguyen is already planning the next chapter in her life, as she begins her career in public relations.
he moves easily between the buttoned-down demeanor that suits a police procedural story and the loose-jointed manner of his comic roles".
However, Reeves has spent much of his later career being typecast.
She hopes her success will encourage others from her hometown like her."I kind of want to share my story to inspire other kids that go to Lebanon Middle School or even the high school and have a similar background.
His acting has garnered several awards, including a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Despite that impressive high school resume, Nguyen admits that she didn’t always try her hardest.“I feel like I never put to use my full potential that I could have,” she said.She made a promise to herself not to let that happen when she moved to Philadelphia to attend Temple. Because of its academic reputation, Temple is one of the state’s most competitive state schools to enter and Nguyen was put on the waiting list, not once but twice.She has applied to Google and HBO in Los Angeles, where she one day hopes to live.But she is also weighing job offers that will keep her in Philadelphia.