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Meet a Few of Our Students

Three distinct backgrounds. Three crucial callings. One common goal: to take their leadership roles to a higher level as a result of their training at Trinity.


Amor Sierra fights the pervasive, horrific epidemic of human trafficking. As a survivor of a traumatic childhood fraught with sexual abuse, drug addiction and suicidal thoughts, she understands the feelings of trafficking victims because she has suffered some of the same injustices. But Amor realizes that although she had the heart and the background to provide recovery support, she needs more education. The choice is logical, but Amor nearly dropped out of TIU-Florida before the first class meeting.

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Robert Amaya received an offer to appear in the movie Courageous, which deals with the serious issue of men taking more responsibility as fathers. Robert’s role provides comic relief in an otherwise serious picture, and his success in that movie leads to additional roles in other films. But another result from his movie acting proves quite unexpected, and Robert knows he needs help in meeting this unusual consequence of appearing on the big screen.

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Eduardo Desousa grew up in a Sao Paulo slum, surviving as a homeless child on the streets of Brazil’s largest city. Eventually, he took up residence in a Christian orphanage. He grew to adulthood there and remained at the orphanage as a resident staff member. An opportunity to visit Fort Lauderdale leads to a high school equivalency certificate. But the pursuit of Eduardo’s deeply held, lifelong dream requires some bigger changes.

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