MacArthur ‘genius’ winner: This immigrant helps others build good credit

la-times-1“Jose Quinonez crossed the border from Mexico to California when he was 9 years old, accompanied by his five siblings, driven out of his home after the death of their father and mother. Three decades later, Quinonez is set to receive one of the most prestigious honors offered to American professionals: a MacArthur Fellowship, known as a “genius” grant.”

by Natalie Kitroeff