"Beginning my first year of high school through what was supposed to be my junior year, I had no priorities or motivation to go to school."
- Stacey's Success Story
"My name is Jorge Garcia. I was raised in a bad neighborhood on the Eastside of Austin. My parents worked, so I was never taught by them. I hung out on the streets all day."
- Jorge's Success Story
"Anything is possible if you are only willing to work toward achieving it."
- Byron Del Pinal
"Having been offered a full athletic scholarship for football, Brian believed he would live his dream of playing at collegiate level, and perhaps even as a professional. That dream, however, ended abruptly due to a serious knee injury."
- Houston Can! Student Graduates From Football to the Firehouse
"My name is LaTasha Davis-Gomiller and I am a student at Austin Can! Academy. I am 20 years old and have a loving baby girl named Talaya and a wonderful husband, Milton."
- LaTasha's Success Story
"There was a time when Ana didn’t have much hope for what her future might hold. Her days were filled with severe bouts of depression, sadness and even thoughts of suicide."
- New Wife, Mother Seeks to Help Others as Registered Nurse
"Seventeen year old Crystal knew her life was heading in the wrong direction. After realizing the combination of hanging around the wrong crowd and surrounding herself with people who were really not supportive or encouraging friends, she knew"
- Houston Can! Supportive Learning Environment Key To Grads Success
"AJ is an Austin Can! student who will walk across the stage at the upcoming June Graduation Ceremony."
- In Their Own Words: AJ
"Ashley Viera is a 21 year old student who is married with 4 children. Ashley just had her third child at the end of last school year."
- Ashley Viera, 21 years old
"Last Friday at a seafood buffet in Washington D.C. I got a phone call. It was from a publicist for my school, Texans Can! Academy at Carrollton-Farmers Branch. Over the past week, I had been blogging about my experiences"
- Steven's Success Story