Mariah Saint Augustine spent 12 years in Minnesota's foster care system.
Mariah entered foster care at age 5 due to her mother's substance abuse. She had 2 different foster placements by age 15. With the support of her last foster family, Mariah recently graduated from the University of Minnesota. After foster care, Mariah found her independence and confidence to succeed, even referring to herself as a "cool dork". She loves anything related to art and expressing herself. She enjoys cooking, reading books and listening to a wide variety of music. Mariah is a college graduate, animal lover, knowledge sponge... and a foster kid