Kaprisha Martin

DENISON UNIVERSITY
Class of 2018

  • Coming from a community on the west side of Chicago that is characterized by significant violence, Kaprisha strived to gain an education while also looking after six younger siblings.
  • She graduated as valedictorian of nearly 100 students in her high school class and as a member of the National Honor Society, the Writing Club, and the Louder Than a Bomb Poetry Slam Club. She also served as a writing coach and credits writing as a means to empower her voice.