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Meet the 2015 - 2016 Champions

The Disney Dreamers Academy Champions were selected among our 800 alumni participants to serve as program ambassadors. These 5 gifted young people have become national spokespersons and guest contributors to Disney Dreamers Academy social media, helping to inspire future Dreamers. Meet our Champions at the next Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Aisha L.

Aisha is majoring in TV and Film at Howard University, and is a writer/reporter for WHBC 96.3 HD3 radio.
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Aisha L.

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Florida
Aisha is majoring in TV and Film at Howard University, and is a writer/reporter for WHBC 96.3 HD3 radio. Her passion for media, women’s empowerment, mentorship and diverse storytelling led to her founding Photo-Synthesis Mentoring, which aims to empower young women of color through media literacy. Aisha credits Disney Dreamers Academy for giving her the confidence to wholeheartedly pursue screenwriting and directing.
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Taylor C.

Imani M.

Imani is a national gold, silver and bronze medal winner in the NAACP ACT-SO competitions.
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Imani M.

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New Jersey
Imani is a national gold, silver and bronze medal winner in the NAACP ACT-SO competitions. She is majoring in Economics with a minor in Management and Organization at Spelman College, and has traveled with the college to London, Ghana, and soon Trinidad and Tobago, doing community service and immersing herself in the different cultures. She aspires to a career in marketing and public relations at a company like Pixar or Proctor & Gamble.
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Marcus P.

Jonathan J.

Jonathan J., also known as J. Isaac, is the Disney Dreamers Academy’s 2015 Dreamer of the Year.
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New Jersey
Jonathan J., also known as J. Isaac, is the Disney Dreamers Academy’s 2015 Dreamer of the Year. He won an Honorable Mention in the Selma Essay & Speech Competition and second place in the Shout Down Drugs Songwriting Contest and performed his anti-drug song "Sin City" at major events throughout New Jersey. A self-styled “edutainer” who hopes to one day attend Julliard Performing Arts Conservatory, he aspires to influence young people and communicate truth through the arts and entertainment.
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Alanna H.

Matthew Y.

Matthew is a freshman in the College of Business at Florida State University.
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Florida
Matthew is a freshman in the College of Business at Florida State University. He graduated from Stanton College Prep in 2015. He recently completed the International Baccalaureate program at Stanton College Prep, where he held memberships in four national honor societies and positions on the Honor Review Board and Leadership Class. Matt's passions include serving in his church and traveling. His goal is to earn his Juris Doctorate and become a corporate lawyer and possibly venture into politics.
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Rachel P.

Rachel P. is studying Environmental/Homeland Security at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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West Virginia
Rachel P. is studying Environmental/Homeland Security at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Rachel volunteers at the Marine Science Center in Daytona Beach, Florida helping rescue and rehabilitate injured land and sea turtles. In her free time she raises awareness of endangered species through a T-shirt company and website that she founded, Rachel's Rescues T-shirts.
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Kayla J.

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