UW Bothell First Gen Voices

UW Bothell First Gen Voices

These are stories shared by fellow UW Bothell huskies, staff and faculty that identify as first in their families to attend college. Every story is different and yet similar: you are all firsts!

Student Voices

Maggie Yaddof

Cruz Garibay

Erle Hunter


Maritza Chavez


Mekal Banyasz

Justin Shults



If you would like to submit a story, please click here.

Staff and Faculty Voices
Did you know that many staff and faculty at UW Bothell are First Generation students as well? That means that they have shared many of the same experiences as you! Take a look at their stories and remember you're not alone.


Did You Know?

Seventy percent of first-year students are from diverse backgrounds