Maya Castleberry graduated from Renaissance High School in 2018 and went on to attend the University of Michigan with the help of the Detroit Promise. Maya is majoring in movement science with aspirations of becoming a pediatrician. In addition to attending school full-time, Maya participates in the Black Undergraduate Medical Association, American Sign Language Club, and Knitting Club. Maya will graduate from U of M in 2022. After graduation, Maya wants to attend medical school and pursue a career in pediatrics.
[The Detroit Promise] has helped me so much with getting through school without having to worry so much about finances. If it wasn't for this scholarship, I probably wouldn't be at this school.