Skip to Main Content
Get a Jumpstart

Get a Jump-Start On Your Dreams

Start dreaming of your future now! In these short videos you'll see successful, motivated professionals who have brought their dreams to life and want to show you the way to achieve your dreams, too. Imagine a day filled with this kind of inspiration—that's the Disney Dreamers Academy in action!
Meet the Jump-Starters
Dr. Steve Perry: CNN Education Correspondent

Dr. Steve Perry: CNN Education Correspondent

Going away to college is more than just going away! Start planning your college education now, and with Dr. Perry's help, you can find, apply to and select the school that meets your needs best.
Jonathan Sprinkles: Make a Connection

Jonathan Sprinkles: Make a Connection

Jonathan Sprinkles explains his "High-5" in step-by-step instructions that will show you how to greet another person, introduce yourself and make a positive, lasting first impression. After watching this short video you can put his tips to work immediately!
Lamman Rucker: Actor

Lamman Rucker: Actor

"Everyone is a superhero," says Lamman Rucker in his Disney Dreamers Academy workshop. Lamman gains inspiration from his Dreamers as he talks about the roles of artists, mentors, coaches and counselors in this uplifting presentation.
Teyvn Cole: Dreamer Class of 2008

Teyvn Cole: Dreamer Class of 2008

Teyvn Cole, a former Disney Dreamers Academy participant, recounts his life-changing experience with the Academy and describes the idea behind his T-shirt design highlighting African American inventors.
Sonia Jackson Myles: Author, The Sister Accord

Sonia Jackson Myles: Author, The Sister Accord

Follow Mrs. Jackson as she describes her book, The Sister Accord, which helps girls and women to love, respect, support and care for each other in a unique and powerful way.

Meet the Class of 2017

We are pleased to announce our candidates for the Disney Dreamers Academy Class of 2017.
Make Your Commitment
When you apply to become a Dreamer, you make a vow to yourself. Initiate your pledge with this 5-step plan.
Dialog start

Image Gallery

Dialog end