“I want to become a successful actor because I want to show kids that if you grow up with nothing you can always make something out of yourself,” says Jazmeer.
“I’m a person who likes to play football and who likes art,” he says.
Jasper, 14, wants to have a career in remote-control vehicles.
Eight-year-old Jamir is full of energy. He loves superheroes and wants to be a firefighter or a police officer one day.
Taniyah says she wants to be a cosmetologist when she grows up.
Sixteen-year-old Laejja has a big heart — she wants to help people. To do that, she wants to become a pediatrician.
These two brothers, 15 and 12, are looking for a family that will keep them together.
“Creative” barely begins to describe fourteen-year-old Aliyah.
Fourteen-year-old Elizabeth loves expressing herself through music and art.
Fifteen-year-old Nasir has big dreams: he wants to join the military and hopes to be the second African-American president.
Antanaya loves dancing and writing poetry to express her feelings, and helping people is important to her.
At 12 years old, Nelson loves video games. He plays them all.
At 19, Mike is older than most of the young people we highlight on “Wednesday’s Child.”
Blair, 16, is described as gentlemanly and polite. He can be a bit shy, but he loves doing tricks on his bicycle.
With a magnetic personality and an abundance of charm, Nasir gushes positive energy.