Time to Rise, Cal State East Bay

Mon Jun 19, 2017
Produced by Jesse Cantley, CSUEB Communications & Marketing Editor & Camera: Garvin Tso Music: A Fresh Perspective by Stephen Daniel Lemaire Voice talents: Isaac Mora, Skylar Houze, Karen Parada, Marcus CreelTranscript: Good morning East Bay This is it. This is the day. This is where I come from. And this is my community.This is my family. These are my people! This is my university. And this is our day. This is where I made friends I’ll never forget. This is where I made a suitcase packed with energy. This is where I made the grade. This is where I made the team. This is where I made mistakes and found out that’s ok.This is where I made something of myself. Where I found myself. Found my calling. Found my confidence. This is where I found my phone after I thought it was lost. Whew! That was scary.This is where I play with lasers. This is where I play with numbers. play it cool. play catch. or just play. This is where I learned to live on my own. I don’t miss mom.This is where I learned about art. about how to dream. about leadership. about social media. about feeding hungry students This is where I learned Japanese. This is where I learned to run a stock portfolio.This is where I learned how much more I have to learn. This is where I started a business. This is where I started a movement. This is where I started an experiment. And it’s still going on.This is where I start building my future. This is where I become a nurse. a teacher. an engineer. an entrepreneur a change agent. a Pioneer.This is where I became who I am today. This is the new me. This is where I start rising. This is where I can always come back and feel welcome.This is the day I graduate. But this is not where my story ends. This is where it begins.