A sit down with an EKU honor student who has an interesting story!


Omar Salinas Chacón is an student at EKU who has won the National Honors Award, Omar entered the United States through Atlanta, Georgia.

His working-class parents escaped a bloody civil war, gang violence and extreme poverty in El Salvador and fled to America with little more than a dream. Omar tells us all about that dream and the experiences that came with it. Watch the sit down interview to learn all about Omar’s journey to America.