Luis Mis Mis, 18, poses for a portrait at Abraham Lincoln High School in San Francisco. Mis Mis, a fifth year senior, moved to the U.S. when he was 14 years old from Yucatan, Mexico. He arrived speaking no English and little Spanish since his native language is Mayan. He is doing really well in school and will attend San Francisco State University, hoping to study environmental science. He is passionate about music and plays with his friend Saul.
Marlyn Martinez, 17, poses for a portrait in her bedroom in San Francisco. Martinez, a junior at San Francisco International High School, moved to the U.S. two years ago and now excels in wrestling and academics. She is also a junior minister at her church.