MEET THE ACT YOUTH NETWORK NYC

carlos_newCARLOS

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN/QUEENS

SIGN: GEMINI

MOST USED PHRASE: NAH MEAN?

FAVORITE EMOJI: ROSE rose

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: BROTHERLY LOVE

ONE LIFE GOAL:  TO BECOME A MUSICIAN

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: WHEN I FIRST MET EVERYBODY

lisa_newLISA

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: TAURUS

MOST USED PHRASE: FIRST OF ALL…

FAVORITE EMOJI: CRYING laughingcrying

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: THE ORIGINALS

ONE LIFE GOAL: CREATE A STRONGER BOND WITH MY MOTHER

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: GOING TO THE PLAY “BETSY” AND MEETING THE CAST

amel_newAMEL

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: GEMINI

MOST USED PHRASE: LET ME PUT YOU ON

FAVORITE EMOJI: PURPLE DEVIL purpledevil

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: WHITE CHICKS

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO BECOME A NEONATAL PHYSICIAN/FIND A PARTNER WHO LOVES ME

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: WHEN WE WENT TO SEE THE PLAY BETSY AND WERE ABLE TO NETWORK WITH THE CAST & CREW, AND TELL THEM ABOUT THE AMAZING WORK WE DO AT ACT

jia_newJIA

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: PISCES

MOST USED PHRASE: ALL MY LIFE I HAD TO FIGHT

FAVORITE EMOJI: SMILEY FACE smileyface

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: FORREST GUMP

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL/FINISH MY BUCKET LIST

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: WHEN WE WENT ON A FIELD TRIP TO THE DOOR AND WHEN WE ALL WENT TO EAT PIZZA

andres_newANDRES

BOROUGH: BRONX

SIGN: TAURUS

MOST USED PHRASE: IF YOU SAY SO…

FAVORITE EMOJI: BASKETBALL basketball

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: 8 MILE

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL PLAYER

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: MY FIRST ACT YOUTH NETWORK MEETING. SARA AND MICHELE EMBRACED ME AND NOTICED HOW TALL I AM.

katherine_newKATHERINE

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: SAGITTARIUS

MOST USED PHRASE: COMO CHI, COMO NO…

FAVORITE EMOJI: BIG SMILE bigsmile

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: JANE THE VIRGIN

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO HAVE A CAREER AS A NEONATAL SURGEON

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: EVERYTHING. I REALLY ENJOY COMING TO TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT SUBJECTS. THE MEETINGS OPEN MY MIND TO OTHER PEOPLE’S OPINIONS.

Shaqueilla2SHAQUEILLA

BOROUGH: STATEN ISLAND

SIGN: TAURUS

MOST USED PHRASE: I DON’T KNOW, DON’T GET ME LYING

FAVORITE EMOJI: LAUGHING laughing

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: BABY BOY

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO BE A PHYSICIAN’S ASSISTANT

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: WHEN WE TRAVELED TO ALBANY FOR A YOUTH CONFERENCE

jasmin_newJASMIN

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: CAPRICORN

FAVORITE EMOJI: ROLLING EYES rollingeyes

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: SAVE THE LAST DANCE

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO OWN MY OWN BUSINESS

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: WHEN WE TRAVELED TO ALBANY FOR A YOUTH CONFERENCE. IT WAS A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE.

janae_newJANAE

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: TAURUS

MOST USED PHRASE: YOU TRIED IT

FAVORITE EMOJI: KISSY FACE kissyface

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: WIZARD OF OZ

ONE LIFE GOAL: TO BE HAPPY AND SUCCESSFUL

FAVORITE “ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK” MOMENT: THE 2011 AIDS WALK. IT WAS MY FIRST TIME AND IT FELT GOOD TO SUPPORT MY COMMUNITY.

KiaraKIARA

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: TAURUS

MOST USED PHRASE: “YOU PLAYED YOURSELF”

FAVORITE EMOJI: PRINCESS Princess

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: BAD GIRLS CLUB

ONE OF YOUR LIFE GOALS: TO MAKE MY PARENTS PROUD

FAVORITE ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK MOMENT: WHEN THE H.I.V. POSITIVE SPEAKER CAME TO SPEAK TO US

AnjaliANJALI

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: PISCES

MOST USED PHRASE: “SHAWTY”

FAVORITE EMOJI: DANCING LADY Dancinglady

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: SPIRITED AWAY

ONE OF YOUR LIFE GOALS: TO OVERCOME ALL OF MY STRUGGLES

 

laurenLauren

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: AQUARIUS OF COURSE

MOST USED PHRASE: “I JUST LAUGHED LOL”

FAVORITE EMOJI: LAUGHING laughing

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: HOUSE, BREAKING BAD, PRISON BREAK

ONE OF YOUR LIFE GOALS: TO BECOME A NEONATOLOGIST AND FILL UP MY PASSPORT TRAVELING THE WORLD AND EATING

FAVORITE ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK MOMENT: COMING TO ALL ACT MEETINGS AND HAVING GOOD FOOD, TRAVELING TO ALBANY FOR A CONFERENCE AND FEELING IMPORTANT

 

 

cjCJ

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN

SIGN: ARIES

MOST USED PHRASE: “THANK YOU GOD FOR MAKING ME UP THIS MORNING”

FAVORITE EMOJI: LAUGHING bigsmile

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: ARROW

ONE OF YOUR LIFE GOALS: TO HELP MY FAMILY BECOME SUCCESSFUL

FAVORITE ACT FOR YOUTH NETWORK MOMENT: WORKING TOGETHER AND LAUGHING TOGETHER

 

chrCHRISTIAN

BOROUGH: BROOKLYN/MANHATTAN

SIGN: VIRGO

MOST USED PHRASE: “WADDUP”

FAVORITE EMOJIHEyellow-heart426d5d9155c35c44e66980c4187f6bab eyes

FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: TOO MANY TO THINK OF

ONE OF YOUR LIFE GOALS: TO MAKE $100,000 A YEAR

 

 

 

The ACT Youth Network ‐ NYC is a panel of young adult and teen consultants who meet monthly to provide youth perspectives on health‐related projects for the New York State Department of Health, the ACT Center of Excellence, and other organizations. Meetings are held at the CUCE-NYC offices and are led by ACT for Youth Center of Excellence staff Sara Birnel Henderson and Michele Luc.