TEDx speaker, international best-selling author, and coach to parents of college-bound teens, Denise Thomas inspires, educates, and equips parents to take an active role in supporting their children to live a life of financial freedom. Using her Cracking the Code to Free College strategy, her mission is to ‘flip’ the student debt statistic in the U.S. Denise attended college on the Pell Grant for low income families. While in college she worked 3 jobs and still had to ‘lift' food from the college cafeteria to eat on the weekends. She didn’t want her kids to struggle like she had. Denise homeschooled her two children from Pre-k through high school. After a devastating bankruptcy and liquidation, Denise had to create a way for her two homeschooled children to pay for college and gain acceptance as homeschooled students. 7000 hours of research resulted in Denise’s proprietary repeatable strategy and her teens attended their first-choice college on 17 scholarships exceeding $199,000, walking out of college with cash in hand.