Against All Odds: First-generation Hispanic college students find success on college campus

Statistically speaking, Alex Saez should be in jail. The 20-year-old Texas Tech student had all the odds stacked against him. His mother's schizophrenia spiraled out of control about 12 years ago. His father, a worker at a tire shop in the Austin area, couldn't care for Alex and his younger sister.

Statistically speaking, Alex Saez should be in jail.

The 20-year-old Texas Tech student had all the odds stacked against him.

His mother's schizophrenia spiraled out of control about 12 years ago. His father, a worker at a tire shop in the Austin area, couldn't care for Alex and his younger sister.

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