A College Basketball Star Turned Engineer Discusses her Road to the NCAA® Tournament

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Hear from Kahadeejah “Dee” Herbert, a senior equipment design engineer. Dee went from struggling as a young mother to the NCAA® Tournament.

People aren’t surprised when I tell them that the best 4 years of my life were at Penn State University as a member of the women’s basketball team. They get it. Sports bring people and communities together. Being a part of the Lady Lions did more than give me a community. It renewed me.

I had a rough childhood, and I became a mother at 16. I didn’t have a support system or community encouraging me to succeed. That all changed when I started playing basketball in high school.

Read the rest of Dee's blog here.