Remi Adeleke is a veteran with an incredible story of hardship, hard work, and hope. His career as a Navy SEAL is impressive. His dedication to using his skills and talents to give back is what makes him heroic.
Although it’s been nearly two decades, my memories of September 11 in New York are as vivid as if it all happened yesterday. I was sitting in a classroom in Manhattan. On that morning, I was a combat veteran and National Guardsman turned student. My priorities that day were to go to class and do my schoolwork. But my life changed when a female voice behind me interrupted the professor with a few simple but terrifying words: A plane had hit the World Trade Center.