This resilient 13-year-old likes arithmetic. “You gotta know how to count your money!” she notes, wisely.
Jesenia loves music and dreams of being a singing star, but says she’d like to work as a child advocate.
Quatrel is a young man of many pursuits: he loves music, sports, and cooking, and wants to go into the US military.
Eight-year-old Daevon wants to play in the NBA and be a firefighter in his spare time.
Imani wants to be a veterinarian.
Twelve-year-old Michael loves super heroes.
Sixteen-year-old Robert taught himself how to play three instruments, and says he finds music therapeutic.
Taishyna loves painting and drawing, and helping care for younger kids.
19-year-old Shaleenee loves to cook. She even attends culinary school.
Jasmine is not shy about her strengths.
Je’Liyah has a lot of spirit! She’s a cheerleader, and she wants to meet professional cheerleaders some day.
Her name is Makayla. She’s eleven years old. And this budding gymnast will tumble right into your heart.
Anthony oozes creativity.
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.