Emerald-Jane (Aggrey-Appiah) Hunter ’03 has grit. After graduating from Luther with a communication studies major, the Ghanaian-born powerhouse of hard work and positivity moved to Chicago. There, in just four years, she went from selling Cutco knives to starting an Emmy Award–nominated production company and creating and producing her own television show. In 2016, she launched a second company. How? By working hard, taking risks, cultivating skills, and being prepared for anything.