In Their Own Voice

Each month we invite a teen to share with us
a core value that has shaped their moral compass.

This month we introduce you to high school senior Jaliya Moore,
who shares how self-acceptance became one of her character strengths.

We hope Jaliya's story inspires you!


Eliana Abir shares how confidence became one of her character strengths.


Kamren Dejesus shares how passion became one of his character strengths.


High school senior Will Levy shares how empathy became one of his character strengths.


College graduate Nancy Marquez reflects on her involvement with an after-school program in Chicago.


HS senior Maura Summers reflects on a peer mentoring program that changed her life.

Caring and Compassion

HS senior Nasir Kemper reflects on a crucible moment that inspired him to find his moral compass.


Kyla Hurns, a recent HS graduate, reflects on the core values she learned about in elementary school.


Ayomide Abatan, an 11th grader at Washington Leadership Academy:


Do you know a middle or high school student
who has a character-inspired story?

Contact us