Andy spent 6 years in California’s foster care system, entering at age 11. He is a college student, surfer, techie… and a foster kid. He experienced 24 placements 2 foster homes, 16 group homes and 6 runs at the children’s home. He is proud to have connections with all of 4 of his biological siblings. Andy plans on studying psychology at Sonoma State University in California, and hopes to get his Ph.D in Psychology and move on to becoming a psychologist specializing in working with young people who are in care. In his free time, Andy likes to bicycle, work with computers, listen to music, surf, write music and poetry and hang out with friends. Andy volunteers with his local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program to train CASA workers on how to work with young people in the most effective way possible.