Mina Azimi, @_mynaglow
Katy, Texas, Paul Mitchell – Houston
Arnold Miller Find-A-Way Scholarship – $15,000
Mina’s mother inspired her to cross an ocean, relocate in America, pursue a career calling and embrace personal freedom. “In my home country of Iran, self-expression came with dire consequences and I lived in daily fear of being imprisoned,” she recalls. As a hairstylist Mina, wants to touch people’s hearts and help them express who they are. “I’ve found my way and want to make a big impact in the world,” she says. Watch Mina’s video here.