Aminata Drammeh and Danny Nguyen

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Aminata Drammeh and Danny Nguyen 2017-06-19T09:12:40+00:00

Meet two inspiring students, Aminata and Danny

Children of immigrant parents and the first in their families to go to college.

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Aminata Drammeh’s family moved to the Seattle area and she fell in love with learning from a young age. Danny Nguyen’s parents emigrated from Vietnam when he was a young boy and chose Highline because it gave him the chance to receive his education, save money, and remain near his parents.

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“I’m the first person in my family, and I’m talking about my aunts, my aunt’s side, my marriage…I’m really the first one who got a college degree.”

-Aminata Drammeh’s

“We celebrate diversity. We acknowledge it – your background, your history, your experiences do matter when you’re here.”

-Danny Nguyen