Meet Yasmeen!

Meet Yasmeen!

Name: Yasmeen Bryant

Grade: 7th 

Program Site: Sharswood Middle School

Favorite Book: Twilight

Career Aspiration: CEO of a Spa and Cosmetology School

Yasmeen has been an active participant in the OST program since 2013. She serves as the Treasure for her OST Program's Youth Advisory Council and a member of the Journalism Team which works to produce a monthly newsletter. Yasmeen is also a member of GEMS (Girls Empowered through Mentoring and Support) and has proven to be a vocal support system for her program sisters.

At school, Yasmeen a National Honor Society Member for the last 2 years. As she loves to sing and dance, Yasmeen serves in the school choir and aspires to attend the High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in order to continue to work on her singing and dancing skills. Yasmeen intends to further her aspirations by attending a college focused on Cosmetology and dreams of one day opening a Spa and Cosmetology School.

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