Joscelynn Carbonell, better known as JoJo, is a 24 year-old California native. After becoming a ward of the court at the age of eight because of her mother’s inability to care for her, she spent 10 years in care. She has graduated from a community college with an Associate degree in General Studies and plans to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. She is currently working with San Luis Obispo County Independent Living Services to develop their programs. Her advice to foster youth is that your past does not define your future.