"What I want to be" by Jason Bohn

At age 14, Bohn had big dreams for his future

Last Updated Aug 13, 2016 11:03 PM EDT

When he was 14, Jason Bohn wrote an essay about what he wanted to be when he grew up.

With help from a mentor, Bohn later got his GED, went to community college and eventually got a scholarship to an Ivy League school -- Columbia University.

Bohn became a contract lawyer working for Wall Street law firms.

The Essay:

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