Ervin Colston graduated from University of Detroit Jesuit in 2017 and went on to attend Wayne State University with the help of the Detroit Promise. He is majoring in Computer Science and is interested in becoming a software engineer, database manager, or applications engineer. Ervin participated in Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) in the Summer of 2019 where he interned with Meritor, Inc. in Troy, MI. He maintains his status on WSU’s Dean’s List with a 3.82 overall GPA. Ervin will graduate from WSU in December 2020. After graduation, he wants to pursue a master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence.
The Detroit Promise scholarship impacted me in a positive way. It has provided me with funding for my college education and access to internships to jump start my professional career.