Destinee Rivera

Destinee Rivera, Philadelphia, Pa., Jean Madeline Aveda Institute

Strongly encouraged by family to pursue a traditional four-year college degree, Destinee wants to prove that success can be achieved in the beauty industry. “I want to show my grandmother and my sisters that it’s possible to accomplish your dreams, whatever they may be,” says Destinee who would eventually like to use her cosmetology license within the music or entertainment industry.