Stories of the American Dream

When immigrants leave their homes to come to the United States, it is not because they are expecting a free ride. They do so because they believe in themselves and they trust their dreams will be fulfilled.

Jonathan Mensah — Wherever I go, I want to leave a legacy

“Wherever you go, you will find immigrants. Me being here is part of that immigration story. We contribute a lot by doing our part, being able to serve, to work and enjoy life”.

Jonathan Mensah, professional soccer player, emigrates to the United States from Ghana to fulfill his goal and be one of the best players in the world. While pursuing the American Dream, he took advantage of the opportunities that came his way and turned them into reality. Considering that Mensah is very close to his family, being away from them has been the hardest part of living this dream.

Jonathan wants to leave a legacy serving and impacting other people’s lives and be an example to those who may want to follow in his footsteps.

Learn more about his story in this new episode of "Stories of the American Dream."

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