She is a single mother of six boys ages four months to 14 years, one of whom is deaf. A recovered alcoholic and survivor of a 10-year abusive relationship, Monroe is interested in healing on all levels. She aspires to open a rehabilitation institute that will offer mind, body and spirit renewing.
“I want to show people with addictive personalities that healing is a process that takes place once you’ve truly admitted a problem,” Monroe said.
She attends the University of Missouri – Kansas City and maintains a 3.0 GPA. With six pairs of eyes constantly looking to her as an example, she seeks to gain her bachelor’s degree, demonstrating perseverance, responsibility, commitment and discipline.