Kodie Sirois spent 2.5 years in Colorado's foster care system. Coming into foster care at age 16, Kodie lived in two foster homes, and an apartment until she imancipated at age 18. Kodie has risen above a harsh enviroment which consisted of drugs and alcholism. However this didn't distract Kodie from her path to success. Kodie's challenging past fueled her to graduate from high school and get accepted into Colorado Mesa University. Kodie plans to put her degree to use by becoming a counselor or a social worker. Kodie took her disadvantage past to encourage and impact other foster children's lives by being involved in her local Youth Leadership Council, the Runaway and Homeless Youth Program, and the Colorado Youth Collaborative. Kodie is an animal lover, music lover, chef.. and a foster kid.