“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."


Ny’Tre Green,