Rhodes Scholar Rhiana Gunn-Wright 'grateful'

Cheryl Burton

A Rhodes Scholar who grew up in Chicago's Englewood has big plans for the future.

Rhiana Gunn-Wright graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale University last May with majors in African-American studies and women's gender and sexuality studies. She also graduated from Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy in Aurora in 2007. She works at the Institute for Women's Policy Research and plans to study comparative social policy at Oxford.

"I just feel it's amazing, I just feel really, really humble and grateful," Gunn-Wright told ABC7.

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