Everyone has to deal with obstacles, after all, so most everyone can relate to / empathize with struggle; whereas we don't all get trust funds or rich, supportive partners. Those are distributed inequitably. But so, for that matter, is talent.
Remember graduation? Remember what your speakers talked about? I vaguely recall something about never forgetting about what my dreams are, and to remember to do something that I love and that makes a difference because I am the future.