Jaquan Harris spent 12 years in the Connecticut’s foster care system

Jaquan attends Curry College and plans to graduate with bachelors degree in Fine Arts, specifically, Communications with a concentration in Theater and Film Studies. His goal is to become a successful actor. He has been in foster care since 2005 and has had his fair share of experiences through which he remained resilient. Jaquan participated on a panel sponsored by CTVoices; from this event, he was asked to speak at the Connecticut Juvenile Training Center. In his free time he enjoys acting, writing, and playing the drums. Jaquan likes to use his voice to help other youth in care.

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2016 Outstanding Young Leaders