Bronx alumna raps for top prize in RAPP contest

A Kennedy High School graduate's powerful words have helped her take home the top prize in a rapping contest. Jovan Martinez, an alumna of the

THE BRONX - A Kennedy High School graduate's powerful words have helped her take home the top prize in a rapping contest.

Jovan Martinez, an alumna of the Teen Relationship Abuse Prevention Program known as RAPP, won for her lyrics on family, dating and the importance of reinstating funding for the program.

Martinez is currently a freshman at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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