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Grad Student from Jamaica Used Sport and Education to Find Better Life

Melissa Farquharson grew up in the inner city of Kingston, Jamaica. She says it was a tough place to be a girl with a lot of ambition.

But driven by her love of sports, and fueled by her own tenacity and the help of some avid supporters, Farquharson found her way to UT and a better life.

Melissa graduated this spring with a master’s degree in sport management.

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