Behold The Dreamers



Behold the Dreamers written by Imbolo Mbue is the story of the Jende and Neni Jonga who have recently immigrated from Cameroon to the United States in order to create a better life for their son Liomi. Jende applies for a job as a driver for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at Lehman Brothers.  Despite their major differences, Clark and his wife Cindy establish a relationship with the Jongas, with Cindy offering Neni temporary work. When the Jongas undergo financial and immigration hardships, however, their American Dream is put at risk.




Jessica Jenkins ’19

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