Dauntea Sledge spent 14 years is Ohio’s foster care system. Dauntea entered Ohio’s foster care system at the age of five, subsequently experiencing five placements over 14 years in foster care. His career goal is to find a more efficient way to empower foster youth. Dauntea attends Columbus State Community College, and plans to pursue a degree in social work. He looks forward to launching a career that will allow him to change policy of the foster care system. Dauntea serves on many youth boards and enjoys volunteering. He also enjoys basketball, movies and music.