Irrespective of her past, 47-year-old Margaret Hall from Tempe, Arizona, has become an inspiration after graduating with her postgraduate degree.
The mother of six children earned her master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Prelaw from Arizona State University, ASU.
According to to a publication by Black Women Hall spent six months behind bars after being convicted of a class C felony.
Five years later, she added an academic milestone to her achievement.
Hall earned her third college degree in a short five-year period from ASU after triumphing the stereotype that surrounded her as an ex-convict.
Hall revealed that her children inspired her to return to school, saying: ”I didn’t want my children to think that was going to be the last chapter of my story”.