Student Spotlight: Kerven Joseph

Name: Kerven Joseph

Year at TCC: Second-year

Hometown: North Miami, Fla.

Field of Study: Business Entrepreneurship and Fashion

Career Goals: To own a fashion line and create fashion shows.

Favorite Musical Artist(s): Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Asap Rocky, Wiz Khalifa, Isaiah Rashad, Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, Raury, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Van Halen, Alicia Keys, Jill Scott, and Erykah Badu.

Favorite Movie: The Pursuit of Happyness

Favorite TV Show: The Office

Favorite Food: Haitian and Italian

Favorite Book: The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Hobbies: Playing sports, outdoor activities, going on adventures, and photography.

If you could dinner with anyone in the world, what would it be: Tupac

Favorite Quotes: “May the bridges I burn light the way”

TCC Student Affected by the Immigration Ban

Fatemah Seyfi, a student at Tallahassee Community College, is an international student from Iran. Photo courtesy of

Fatemah Seyfi was at home when her roommates informed her of President Trump’s executive order. The order banned all refugee admissions for 120 days, while banning citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days.  Citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, refugee or otherwise, were all denied entry into the U.S. temporarily.

Seyfi was planning to return to her home in Iran in a few months time. Her roommates, who are Iranian as well, told her not to go.

“I was so shocked, and I didn’t know what was going on,” Seyfi said. “I didn’t know if the ban would stay this way or would it change.”

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Student Spotlight: Marc Toussaint

Year at TCC: Second-year

Hometown: North Miami, Fla.

Major: Mechanical Engineering

Career Goals: CEO of an engineering firm, entrepreneur, and to give back to communities in need.

Favorite Musical Artist: Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, and Quavo

Favorite Movie: Space Jam

Favorite TV Show: ESPN First Take

Favorite Food: Pizza, French Fries, and anything with barbecue.

Favorite Book: Resilience by Alonzo Mourning

Hobbies: Basketball, building robots

If you could dinner with anyone in the world, what would it be: Barack Obama

Favorite Quotes: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow; Learn as if you were to live forever.”