Episode # 4

If You Don't See the Light, Be the Light

Khalique Rogers talks about how important it is to be fearless when it comes to seizing opportunities whether it be participating in PSEO programs, developing a career, or bringing change to your community. By asking questions and believing in himself, Khalique has opened door after door for himself and is now helping others do the same. You’ll hear how we’re all on our own hero’s journey, and how PSEO is one of the ways to arm yourself on the climb. Life After Now is brought to you by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.

Topics covered in this episode include:
●    Definition of Post-Secondary Education Options (PSEO) and the value it brings to high school students
●    The importance of student voices and having a seat at the table
●    Unique challenges of students such as youth homelessness and the importance of a proper foundation of housing
●    How to get involved with PSEO and achieving your set goals

Khalique Rogers

Episode Transcript


Khalique Rogers is a student at the University of Minnesota studying Business and Marketing Education. He also started a consulting company called Good Riddance where he works on social impact initiatives within the Twin Cities.  PSEO and College in the Schools were key steppingstones that helped Khalique visualize college as a foreseeable option. Being an Advocate for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) communities around the subjects of education reform, affordable housing and youth homelessness, Khalique strives to help make these spaces equitable and to eliminate barriers. 

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