Tiffany Grady Has the Drive to Succeed

Diagnosed with a learning disability, one woman knew she could go further. In 2008, Tiffany Grady of Houston took the Metro from her home to her first class at HCC-Central. She’s made the trip hundreds of times since. On class days, the young student rides an hour and a half each way to a bus stop near downtown, then walks the remaining few blocks to campus—through cold, heat, wind or...

Professional boxer KOs his biggest opponent: the English language

Houston lightweight boxer Bahodir (“Baha”) Mamadjonov has never been one to back down from a fight. The former WBA international lightweight champion started boxing at age six. He immigrated to the United States from Fergana, Uzbekistan in 2011 to pursue a professional boxing career. With a solid record and good coaches, Mamadjonov is on his way to a successful career. His...

Waller County Constable found a new “calling” at HCC

In many ways, Herschel C. Smith is a minister with a badge and gun. Once a pastor, today he is Waller County’s Precinct 3 Constable, a role he has transformed through transparency, justice, and community service. “I love my community and want to make a difference,” says the HCC graduate. “In many ways, this is like a ministry to me.” His passion shows. In November 2016,...

Boxeador profesional vence a su principal contrincante: el idioma inglés

Bahodir Mamadjonov (“Baha”) boxeador de peso liviano de Houston, nunca se da por vencido Este ex campeón internacional de peso liviano (WBA) boxea desde los seis años de edad. Llegó a Estados Unidos en el 2011 desde Ferganá, Uzbekistán, para ser boxeador profesional. Con un récord sólido y buenos entrenadores, Mamadjonov va en camino a triunfar. Su obstáculo principal fue el...

Jefe de policía del condado de Waller encuentra una nueva carrera en HCC

Se puede decir que Hershel C. Smith es un religioso con placa y revólver. El hombre que había sido ministro protestante hoy es policía, jefe de la comisaría número 3 del Condado de Waller. Ha transformado esa posición con transparencia, justicia, y servicio comunitario. “Amo a mi comunidad y quiero crear un impacto”, dice este graduado de HCC. “Para mí esto es como una vocación...