i was born and rised 15 years the bronx, new york city. my mother was a police officer for 10 years and was forced to retire due to mental and phyical illness.
i moved to massachusetts with my mother and brothers to have a better life and education. also my aunt lives in the berkshire. i went tohigh school at McCann tech. i studied Carpentry. i speicailized in Cabinetry.
iv been in massachussetts for 9 years, i now how hard it is to be a minortiy and trying to fit in and have people exscept you for who you are. it was hard for me but i can tell you it gets better.
went i went to BCC i picked a nother career. i choose Criminal justice. i studied for four years and i just graduated this year. BCC i never had problem at all. i never got in introuble. people treat you with respect here in BCC no matter if their students or teachers.
and i want to extand out my hand and my views in life. i just wish i had somebody to look up to when i was younger, but im here help you grow and understand the ways and meaning of life.
jose taveras AKA cheech
ps sorry for the bad spelling! lol