Steele HS senior subject of Great Graduates profile
Byron P. Steele High School senior Ifeoluwa Akinropo was interviewed on April 21st by KSAT 12 reporter Sarah Acosta as part of the station's Great Graduates series.
Akinropo, affectionately known as Ife to her friends, is currently ranked third in her class with a grade point average of 109.51. A native of Nigeria, Akinropo emigrated to the United States when she was six years old. Her father attained a visa and worked as a cab driver in Detroit until he was able to procure the funds to bring the rest of his immediate family to the US.
Akinropo plans on attending Johns Hopkins University in the fall to pursue a career in medicine. Her mother is a nurse while her father works with the Department of Homeland Security.
The profile is tentatively scheduled to run on May 19th on Good Morning San Antonio (GMSA) during its 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. time slot.