Alma G. will turn 16 years old on August 22nd. She will be a senior at Carlmont High School. She lives in East Palo Alto, the oldest in the family. She is open to new and different kinds of people. Alma likes to help others, and describes herself as outgoing and social. She enjoys reading and loves to watch shows with friends.
India M. is 16 years old and will be a junior at Burlingame High School this fall. She enjoys movies, hanging out with friends, shopping and learning new things. She plans to attend a four-year college. She wants to work in the entertainment industry and hopes to travel as part of her career.
Nadia B. is a Palo Alto High School graduate who lives in the Bell Haven section of Menlo Park. She is one of the original teen staff at Plugged In and OpenVoice. Nadia is currently attending College of San Mateo and hopes to transfer to UCLA or Long Beach State University. She enjoys shopping, dancing, acting and fashion design.
Jenny T. will be a senior at Carlmont High School. She lives in East Palo Alto and attends the College Track program. This program provides her with tutors and mentors who help her prepare for college. She wants to attend Berkeley or Santa Clara University. She enjoys hanging out with friends and just relaxing at places like Great
Asia M. is 16, a junior attending Burlingame High School. She likes in East Palo Alto and enjoys reading, going to the movies and hanging out with friends. She plans to attend college and pursue a career in archaeology or photography.
La Nita J. is a senior attending Menlo Atherton High School. She currently lives with her father in East Palo Alto. LaNita loves to try new things, which enable her to grow as a person She loves new experiences so she can be more knowledge in her life.
In her free time she enjoys the company of children, shopping, partying, singing and spending time with her friends. She is still weighing her career options.
Miriam O. is 17 years old and attends Carlmont High School where she will be a senior. Miriam was born in Mexico and moved with her family to the United States when she was three. She is the oldest in the family; one sister and soon she will have a new brother, which will be born in August. Her goal is to complete high school and go on to a good university. She has an interest in engineering and business. When she is not working or in school Miriam likes to go to the movies, and parties with her friends.