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She's essentially on her own, but Jayline Lucero is not alone

The Jefferson Project is a series that will chronicle four students and the principal of Jefferson High School in Edgewater.

Seventeen-year-old Jayline Lucero is a senior at Jefferson High School. She works at Papa John's to make money for herself as her mother is incarcerated and her father is homeless. Learn a little more about her below.

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Name: Jayline Angel Marie Lucero

Age: 17

Sports or activities you participate in: Drumline

Favorite subject or class: Drumline or Leadership

What you want to do after graduation: Go to Emily Griffith or straight into work

Best thing about Jefferson: The teachers and how loving they are

Three things that make you happy: Family, friends, music

Three words to describe yourself: Funny, hardworking, awesome

Favorite movie: Titanic 

Hobbies: Sleep

On the weekend, you’ll find me: At home sleeping or visiting family.

People would be surprised to know that: I have a lot of siblings and I’m scared of heights.

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