Tobias spent 11 years in Michigan's foster care system.

Brief Biography:
Tobias is currently a 3rd year at Western Michigan University, persuing a degree in Film & Media. Being abandoned a young age, Tobias was faced with homelessness and separation from his entire biological family. After spending a year homeless, he entered foster care and eventually aged out at when he turned 18 years old. Now, as a third year college student, Tobias credits the resources and supports he has been given over the years with his success.

Future aspirations:
After receiving his undergraduate degree, Tobias would like to further his education by receiving both a masters degree in Film & Media, and also a degree in advocacy. He would like to utilize this background in order to advocate for young people in the system via media and technology.

Availability for projects:
Document review, Policy development, On-site training (may require travel), Webinars, Writing (such as curriculum development), Work groups (requires on-going participation, perhaps travel)


Team(s) or Cohort(s)
2009 All-Stars