Team Members

Marie Bryant,Project Coordinator
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Eleanor Ryder, UP-BEAT Project Coordinator
Hobbies: travel, reading, kickboxing, cross stitch, ikebana
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Things: my family, my faith, turtles, and sunrises
Admired Public Figure: Colin Powell & Abraham Lincoln
Dr.Corliss Outley,Project Director
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Youth Members

Sarah Budzisz
Background: I was born in College Station, Texas. I live in the country. It is quiet and peaceful.
Hobbies: swimming, shopping, sleeping, playing with friends and my 2 fluffy kitties, watching T.V., playing on Ipod, drawing, playing on Wii Console, playing on computer
Favorite Color: Blue, Neon Pink, Hot Pink
Favorite Things: Kitties, Wii Console, annoying my brothers, collecting stuffed animals
Dream Job: Fashion Designer
Mickayla Burns
Background:I was born in Bryan, Texas. I live in the country. I have fun out there.
Hobbies: I love to go shopping. I love to watch t.v.
Favorite Color: Red, Hot Pink
Favorite Things: To hang out with my friends, to have a good time, to try new things
Admired Public Figure: Obama
Dream Job: Police Officer
Olivia Castaneda
Background: I grew up in Bryan. I have 2 younger sisters and 1 younger brother. I love meeting new people and helping others in need.
Hobbies: Hang out with family and friends.
Favorite Color: Neon Green
Favorite Things: Roses, Swings, Scary Movies
Admired Public Figure: John Smith
Dream Job: Counselor
Brianna Crowson
Background: I was born here in Bryan, Texas. My family has moved a lot in the past. I think once you get to know me, I am very outgoing and silly.
Hobbies: I like to play tennis, spend time out in the country and play with my dog Maggie.
Favorite Color: Purple and Black
Favorite Things: I like to play with my friends, go to the mall and swim in my pool.
Admired Public Figure: Harriet Tubman
Dream Job: Vet or Fashion Designer
Trisha Daily
Background: I have 6 half sisters, 2 full sisters. My daddy died when I was 6. I’m in the 7th grade. I attend A&M Consolidated Middle School. Growing up I’ve lived in Normangee, Texas and Bryan/ College Station, Texas.
Hobbies: Sports–Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Singing
Favorite Color: Blue, Purple, Pink, Lime Green
Favorite Things: My family, my friends, my computer, television
Admired Public Figure: Beyonce’
Dream Job: Lawyer or WMBA player
Michelle Darnell
Background: As I grew up and as I grow up, my mom has always told me that I can do anything I put my mind to.
Hobbies: Play, talk, sing, dance, hang with family and friends, help my mom and little sisters
Favorite Color: Blue, Burnt Orange and Pink
Favorite Things: Eating
Admired Public Figure: Beyonce’
Dream Job: Pediatrician
Autumn Foust
Background: I was born in Grapevine, Texas. Our family moved a lot and visited different places. I was taught to love animals, be open to new things, and believe in God.
Hobbies: Collecting snow globes, playing sports, learning French
Favorite Color: Orange, Blue
Favorite Things: Playing volleyball, and softball. Having fun, partying, making and meeting ne
Admired Public Figure: Martin Luther King Jr.
Dream Job: Volleyball Coach or Vet
Kyndall Foust
Background: I was born in Grapevine, Texas. Our family moved a lot and visited different places. I was taught to love animals, be open to new things, and believe in God.
Hobbies: Playing every sport, scrap booking, designing, and having fun.
Favorite Color: Hot Pink, Purple
Favorite Things: Purses, Shoes, Stickers, Ribbon
Admired Public Figure: Taylor Swift and my Dad
Dream Job: Softball Coach
Benjamin Lamb
Background: I have been raised in College Station.
Hobbies: Reading and fishing
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Things: Books
Admired Public Figure: Abraham Lincoln
Dream Job: Archeologist
Mason Jones
Background: I was born in Dallas, Tx and I have two brothers Myles, Magnus, and two sisters Mariah, and Morgan.
Hobbies: Art
Favorite Color: Light Blue
Favorite Things: Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Lincoln
Dream Job: Join Japans Military
Brooke Marburger
Background: I was born in Houston. My dad died on my birthday in 2002.
Hobbies: Art, designing clothes.
Favorite Color: Purple and Blue
Favorite Things: Stuffed animals and my dog
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Abraham Lincoln
Dream Job: Nurse
Shlok Mohanty
Background: I am in 6th grade at Oakwood Intermediate. I was born on October 14, 1998 in Riverside, California. I am a pro swimmer and basketball player. I am very intelligent also.
Hobbies: I like playing on the computer and doing sports. I like to build things out of scratch items.
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Things: I like presents, technology and sports.
Admired Public Figure: Albert Einstein
Dream Job: Olympic Swimmer, Famous Lawyer or Mad Scientist
Wil Pippin
Background: I’m awesome. I believe that the Longhorns should be Presidents.
Hobbies: Gymnastics and football
Favorite Color: Gold
Favorite Things: Gymnastics
Admired Public Figure: Vince Young
Dream Job: Football Player
Jasmine Rodriguez
Background: I live in Bryan, Tx. I am choir president, I play three instruments, and I play tennis. I am an 8th grader in middle school.
Hobbies: I enjoy reading and playing tennis. I also really like listening and playing music.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Things: Books, animals, music
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Abraham Lincoln
Dream Job: Doctor/surgeon
Diedra Terrel
Background: I have 2 brothers. My mom and dad had me at kinda a old age. I have a favorite baby cousin in whole wide world.
Hobbies: Drawing, Coloring, Writing, Fishing, Volleyball, Basketball, Track, Football.
Favorite Color: Favorite Color: Lime green, Hot pink, Dark green, Dark pink
Favorite Things: My family, Aliana Nykon Blackshear, Mom, Dad, Papa, Cousins, Aunts, Uncles, Friends, Best friends, my laptop, my cell phone and my clothes.
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Justin Drew, Biener, Cross, Charlie Boy, Souija Boy, Ciaria
Dream Job:Hip-hop Dancer, Artist, Volleyball Player, WNBA player
Amy Thompson
Background: I was born in Bryan and raised in Texas.
Hobbies: Drawing, Running, Designing
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Things: Sunsets, Small animals, Modern Decorations, Zebra print, Sports.
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Taylor Swift
Dream Job: Artist, Designing, Photographer
Briana Walker
Background: I grew up in Bryan, Texas. My family has always been in my life and they taught me to always do the right thing.
Hobbies: Rudder, Sing, Cheerleader
Favorite Color: Baby Blue
Favorite Things: Favorite Things: Shopping, Hanging out with friends, Travel, Family
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Barack Obama
Dream Job: Lawyer
Kelsie Warren
Background: I have lived in College Station all my life. I am an active member in my youth group. Also, I am the president of NJHS.
Hobbies: Shopping, Cross Country, Track, Spending time with my family and friends.
Favorite Color: Pink!!
Favorite Things: My phone, Facebook, T.V., Hanging out with friends.
Sports: Basketball, Skateboard. Art.
Admired Public Figure: Martin Luther King Jr
Dream Job: Teacher/ Coach / Fashion Designer