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Oakland Scholar Eyes College After Challenging Childhood

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Tahunni Rhoades is eyeing her future and it looks pretty bright. The Oakland High School graduate is headed to University of California, Merced in the fall to study biology. Spend some time with Tahunni and it’s easy to see she is a strong young woman. She is is quick to credit much of her success to the love and support she’s received from other strong women in her life, starting with her grandmother.

“She really is a guardian angel,” she said. “My grandmother taught me so much growing up.”

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