Deneen Griffin is working towards her Bachelor’s in History and minor in African American history. Griffin aspires to become a middle school teacher and teach young children about African American history at a young age. Griffin dropped out of high school at 16 but soon entered the MCC stage program where she received her associate’s degree. At the same time she was working on her daycare business. She decided to receive her bachelor’s to be on the same schedule as her two young children and spend more time with them.