“They took the opportunity to help me become the person I am today, which in my eyes is a much improved leader, friend and activist”Kaynia Brown,
“HOYAS has taught me to take accountability for my actions”Niyera Willis,
“In my opinion John Queen is a representation of the youth/students. He is the voice of our community. He doesn’t do it for the money, he simply enjoys helping youth find areas where they can be successful”Alana Ellis,
"The HOYAS mean a lot to me. This is the only way I can explain it is helping our youth achieve success."