Yale Grad’s Nonprofit Helps Others Earn EducationJune 9, 2017 |
by Avital Andrews
Jesse Reising grew up in Decatur, Illinois, alongside friends and classmates who “struggled with poverty and routinely endured other unthinkable hardships,” he says. “Ivy League schools weren’t even a topic of discussion.”
But Reising, who skipped fifth grade and was his high school’s valedictorian after captaining its football team, made it to Yale University anyway.