Derekaisha Bush ‘19
Future Leaders United President 2018-2019
2019 Trojan of the Year
University of South Florida
Derekaisha Bush is a proud Trojan. She served as the 3rd President of the Future Leaders United Enrichment and Mentoring Program for the 2018-2019 school year. Derekaisha has managed to maintain a 4.0 GPA throughout high school, received an Academic Award of Excellence and is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars. Derekaisha will be attending the University of South Florida this fall majoring in Premedical Sciences. Derekaisha was selected as the 2019 Trojan of the Year for her commitment to working along side her fellow classmates and community members to empower and improve the quality of life for all members of the Pine Hills Community, as well as her outstanding academic performance over the years. Her ambition has led her to obtaining 28 college acceptances totaling $200,000 in scholarships with an additional $2,000 scholarship from the United Foundation of Central Florida sponsored by Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill: Orlando owner Mrs. Zorida Pritipal.
I’m always willing to work hard and help others out when I can, while taking pride in my work and in my fellow peers.