Community Raises Money for First-generation Watts high school graduate who missed out on financial aid
The Watts community is working together to help a first-generation high school graduate achieve his dream of attending college after being denied financial aid.
Marveon Mabon is a fourth-generation resident of the Imperial Courts public housing project in the city of Watts. He lives with his mother and six out of his nine siblings.
Mabon was accepted to Morehouse College, private historically Black men’s college in Atlanta, Georgia.