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From Aspiring Dancer to Inspiring Change
- Danielle Josephs went to college to become a star. And she has. But not in the way she intended.
Josephs, now a senior at Douglass College of Rutgers University, was named one of Glamour Magazine's Top 10 College Women and, in late September, her work was featured on mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network.
It all started with a pair of dancing tights at age two.
After studying ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, Irish dancing and Latin ballroom dancing since childhood, Josephs decided to pursue her dream of a career in dance. She applied early decision to the prestigious Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and was accepted.
It seemed the dream of this Teaneck, N.J., native would be fulfilled. However, like with many aspiring college students, finances threatened to cut that dream short.