Makayla, 11, says she wants to be a singer when she grows up — or a dancer, a lawyer, or a foot doctor. “I’m in the middle of deciding,” she explains.
Benny entertained a small group recently at the KYW Newsradio studios, folding an origami frog.
Ten-year-old John loves sports and rap music.
Last week we introduced you to nine-year-old James. This week, we’re meeting his eight-year-old sister, Makayla.
James loves to play football. He and his sister Makayla help each other face problems.
For eleven-year-old Zymir, it’s all about three things: “Fashion, singing, and dancing.”
Twelve-year-old Jabriel is something of a chess prodigy.
Seven-year-old Fuquan loves sports and wants to be adopted with his sister, Adrianna.
Sixteen-year-old Traquan loves being outdoors.
Seventeen-year-old Cami has a smile that can light up a room.
This 16-year-old loves anything that gets her heart pounding.
Last week we introduced you to Fuquan. This week, we’re meeting his big sister, eight-year-old Adrianna.
Fourteen-year-old Jessica loves animals — even the scaly ones.
Thirteen-year-old Kenny dreams of being a superhero one day, “like Superman and Spiderman.” He genuinely enjoys helping others.
Sixteen-year-old Emmonie is bursting with creativity. She draws, she dances, she even crochets.
If he could, fourteen-year-old Ryan would like to play football all day long.
13-year-old Jahmeal is glued to his iPhone. When he’s not on his phone, he’s in the kitchen, cooking and baking.
Nakiyah is the twin sister of Nehemiah. Their younger brother is Elijah (see below).
Last week, we introduced you to Elijah. Today, we’re meeting his older brother, Nehemiah.
When you see nine-year-old Elijah, don’t be surprised if he’s staring up at the buildings.
Samira is a very active 12-year-old.
Israel, 9, enjoys sports such as wrestling and football, and likes to play video games.
Elvis, 15, has an interest in insects and fly-fishing, and serves on his county’s Youth Advisory Board.
“I’m smart, I’m funny, I’m shy,” is how 13-year-old Dahsiyoni describes herself.
Eight-year-old Desmond loves math and solving puzzles.
A diehard Eagles and Sixers fan, Tayron catches up on all the scores using his specialized laptop, which he operates using his voice.
What really gets this 13-year-old talking? Trains.
Eleven-year-old Marcelle has an active imagination. He loves mystery books and playing with Legos.
At 15, Jannean has a sense of extraordinary responsibility. She wants to go into the military and is already part of ROTC.
Ruby can be quiet at first, but behind that shy exterior is a young girl bursting with talent.