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She’s Got Grit 5K 2022

I want to thank each and every person who came out today and showed support for She’s Got Grit. I met amazing people today, from other inspiring parents, community members, to thsose running their first 5Ks and others who have ran in almost every state!

I met so many amazing people!

Those who showed up and ran showed they had GRIT!

Congratulations to our top male and female runners Jason Terrell and Brittany Batell!

The Results


Thank you!

I want to thank every single person and organizations that got us here today!

Thank you to A Girl Like Me, Inc for being my first partner in this venture and giving me the opportunity to work with you and your community and the chance for She’s Got Grit to grow!

Thank you to MOASH for your amazing donation of $2,521 and collaboration, we are excited to see this collaboration grow In the future to serve young parents of Michigan!

Thank you OptiMize at the University of Michigan, for helping connect with amazing mentors like Jeni Olney and the education to get She’s Got Grit off the ground. I am looking forward to continue to grow, expand, and learn in the OptiMize Summer Fellowship.

Lastly, thank you to my parents, friends and family who supported me through thick and thin and stuck with me. When we were wrapping up the day’s event, facebook memories popped up to remind me a year ago this day I graduated with my Associate Degree from Washtenaw Community College. It was while at WCC I came up with the idea of a scholarship for young parents in high school, and today She’s Got Grit completed out first 5K fundraiser and have created the scholarship for a mother enrolled in high school for the 2022-2023 school year. I am truly amazed that today happened, and want to thank everyone AGAIN! Every single person who came out today and has helped me on my path to where I am today, is making a difference in the world and helping me share the spirt of Grit with everyone in the world.

Forever Grateful,


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