Success Stories

Our kids are growing up! Here you can read about their YDO backgrounds and new endeavors.

Xin Wen

Jack Kent Cooke Scholar, Senior at Cornell, PA '15
10 Years with YDO
MIT STEM, Science Olympiad, Ceramics Instructor, YDO Summer Staff

A future in science & design

Jazmine Mateo

Salem State University '18, LHS '14
8 Years with YDO
Performing Project, Youth CITIES, YDO Mentor, YDO Summer Staff

Opportunities made me stronger

Miqueas Webb

Architecture Student at Wentworth, Whittier Tech '13
10 Years with YDO
Math Games, Oceanography, DESIGNCAMP, YDO Summer Staff

Even the shy thrive at YDO

Brian Ramirez

Co-Founder What's Open, Sr. at UMass Amherst, LHS '15
3 Years with YDO
YDO Mentor & Coding Instructor

A Sincere Thanks

Nalyn dancing at UMass

Nalyn Yim

UMass Amherst '18, LHS '12
10 Years with YDO
Math Games, Youth CITIES, What's Good in the Hood, YDO Summer Staff

YDO's first student dance teacher keeps it moving at UMass