From Foster to PhD is a memoir on resilience, grit, and determination of one foster care kid who realizes the importance of education and willingness to push through many obstacles. Danisha shares pages of her journal in a raw and vulnerable way, in hopes that other people can understand the hardships that foster care youth will face while pursuing their education, learning to be an adults at a young age, and dealing with the emotions that come with having their life turned upside down.
Danisha opens up about how she came into foster care, homelessness, poverty and getting through her educational goals. She also shares the emotional pain that comes along with raising siblings, finding victory in standing against her abusers, and being able to walk across the stage to get her PhD.
From Foster to Phd is truly inspirational as it follows the journey of overcoming every obstacle with determination. Danisha Keating graduated from Grand Canyon University with a PhD in Psychology, devotes her time to helping other students through their educational goals, and advocating for Foster Youth.