3+ years in Utah's foster care system
19 years old
Olivia entered foster care at the age of 16, and has been in 5 placements including kinship, adoptive, group home, independent living and a foster home. After trying out multiple different placements, she found a loving home with her foster family at the age of 17.
Olivia graduated from Ben Lomond High School and immediately began attending college at Weber State with a major Social Work and a minor in Sign language. She plans to work as a caseworker until she finishes her degree, then to become a therapist and a sign language interpreter.
Olivia works with the Utah State Youth Council as a parliamentarian and serves as president of the Northern Utah Tal.
Olivia enjoys long boarding, drawing, writing, listening to music and helping people. She encourages everyone to stay positive and to keep going onward and upward!