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Brittney Grant

I have to remember that I am stronger than I think. I have made it through many obstacles and I’m a fighter, a survivor.

Tell us a little about yourself:

Name: Brittney Grant
School you attend: Western Michigan University
Status in school: Junior
Major: Social Work
Where are you from: Flint, Michigan

Name two of your personal and professional goals:

Two Personal Goals:

  1. To graduate from Western with at least a 3.8 GPA.
  2. Move into a big house in the country somewhere.

Two Professional Goals:

  1. Obtain my MSW
  2. Become a clinical psychologist

What supports did/do you have that helped you to succeed?

I have met a lot of people while attending college who believes in my potential to succeed. I have my colleagues at FSM, the Seita program and supporting friends who push me forward.

What’s your favorite song to dance and sing to when you’re alone and why?

I have so many favorite songs! Kelly Clarkston-Stronger. I love this song because it makes me feel empowered when I’m not feeling so great. Also it’s just a really upbeat song and all upbeat songs make me want to dance.

How do you stay motivated to accomplish your goals?

I remind myself of all the people who believe in me and who want to see me succeed. I remind myself of how far I’ve come and how close I am to reaching my goals. I have to remember that I am stronger than I think. I have made it through many obstacles and I’m a fighter, a survivor.

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