Aya Bohlar

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Aya spent 18 years in California's foster care system. Aya is a youth advocate for probation and foster youth. She is a second year student at Laney College in Oakland where she is majoring in Social Science, with the goal of transferring to University of California, Santa Cruz and obtaining... Read more

Payton Hensley

Payton spent 5 years in California's foster care system. Payton Hensley is currently a Senior at Choices Charter School. Upon completion of her high school education, she will begin college in the fall of 2016. After completing a Bachelor's degree, Payton intends to pursue law school with the long term... Read more

Cody Stults

Cody Stults spent 17 years in California's foster care system Cody is currently a third year Civil Engineering student at California State University, Northridge with an emphasis in Structural Design and Construction Management. He intends to also receive his Master’s in Business Administration, and ultimately become a private contractor. He... Read more

Jazmin Favela

Jazmin Favela spent 3 years in California's foster care system. Earning her high school diploma early, Jazmin is already nearly done with her first year of college at Cabrillo College, a community college in California. She is majoring in Childhood Development and plans to earn a Early Childhood Education (ECE)... Read more

Mark Albert Casas

Mark spent 5 years in California's foster care system. Mark entered the foster care system at the age of 13 and spent 5 years in care. He is in his Junior year at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and is pursuing a degree in Psychology with a minor in Art... Read more

Cody Breeden

Cody spent: 15+ years in California's foster care system Cody Breeden spent several years in the foster care system, experiencing a wide variety of placements, and is now participating in extended foster care. He recently graduated from high school and is currently focusing on work and volunteer opportunities. Cody would... Read more