Inspiration comes from everywhere. Sometimes you just have to take the time to see it. These young ladies featured on this post are breaking barriers and changing the game and it's time to shout them out. So here are a few young ladies that are chasing their dreams and going hard for things they want.
Arielle Dunn is a 12 year old actress , voice over artist, dancer and creator of Arielle's A List Show. She has dreams of attending Harvard University. She's appeared in movies and shows on TV One , ID Channel, and NMAAHC. She's serious about her career as an entertainer and reporter and wants young people to continue to believe in themselves. I interviewed Arielle in 2015 and I'm continuously proud of her success. You can read the interview here and follow Arielle
Taylor Richardson is an inspiring astronaut and mentor. She gives back to her peers by reading to them and continuing to surpass norms. This young lady is featured on the cover of Scholastic and Aviation For Girls . She is on a mission and one day you'll here about her mission to space. Taylor has huge dreams and wants to inspire youth to get involved in STEM and learn as much as they can. My interview with Taylor is available(here) and you can follow @astrostarbright to keep up with her .
Celebrity Chef Simone Bridges loves to cook and inspire her peers. She recently made an appearance on The Steve Harvey Show to share her message and her "Goddess Baking Subscription Box." Her mission is to inspire young chefs to cook exquisite meals in a fun way. This young chef is winning and on the rise as a business owner and chef. You can follow@goddesfoodjax and visit her website for more information
Kala Baltasar is a skate boarder and she was recently featured in the Under Armour "She Plays To Win" campaign with other girl skateboarders.. Kala loves to skateboard and she's inspiring girls to get into the skate life. You definitely want to keep an eye out for Kala.
Little Miss Flint "Mari Copeny" is making a big difference . The future president has raised money for Flint , collected book bags and water for Flint Michigan and has met both presidents of the United States. Mari dreams of being president, and I believe one day she will be. Mari is passionate about raising awareness for Flint Michigan and the Flint Water Crisis. Mari is not giving up and she's stepped up to the plate to lead and motivate others to give back and help one another.
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Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it . Well, nine year old Arielle Dunn known as “ArielleTrueStar” is on her way. I discovered Arielle on Twitter and checked out her first interview with Jeff Kinney, writer of a Wimpy Kid.The Baltimore Kid Reporter did such a great job in her interview that I had to feature her on The Mogul Minute. She’s truly a star and she’s working super hard to make her dreams come true.
When Arielle grows up she wants to be a dance teacher when she’s not acting full time acting in Hollywood. Currently as Baltimore’s Kid Reporter she’s lined up interviews with primetime actors, noteworthy music producers, and celebrity chefs. The talented model, singer, dancer, and actress has already accomplished numerous goals and dreams. At six years old Arielle signed to Wilhelmina Models of Philadelphia in 2012. The young star also joined forces with The Linda Townsend Management agency in 2012. At six years old Arielle starred in her school’s Shrek Musical as “Donkey” and in another school play as the legendary and iconic “Dorothy Dandridge”. Arielle has been featured in a Capitol One commercial, a music video with rapper and producer Don Trunk, as a tourist on NBC show the Blacklist as well as many other web, film, TV, and theater projects. What a star? She’s walked more than a dozen fashion shows and was chosen to represent her brand of children’s clothing in Baltimore’s Fashion Week. Arielle also was chosen to model in Lord and Taylor’s Back To School Fashion Show . At age six she modeled in Nordstrom’s Back To School and Fall Fashion Shows. Arielle is beyond multi-talented. She also is a company/pre- professional dancer at B Funk Studios. Yes, she can rip a run way but she’s also a member of a hip hop crew. She’s currently taking ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and lyrical five days a week. Its true, stars always stay busy. Despite her busy schedule Arielle keeps an above average grade level in school and scores above average on standardized tests. Arielle also became a BEST scholar in 2012 and attends the Park School. Its 2015 and Arielle has tons of big things in store. Definitely keep your eyes on Arielle as her career continues to blossom and her dreams continue to become reality. I am super proud of her and super happy that she’s striving for excellence. I also loovveeee that she loves my favorite Dorothy Dandridge. I can’t wait to see what this beautiful young lady does next. I'm also congratulating Arielle on all her success and for being the first girl I've interviewed in 2015! So she's a history maker! and representing that girls rock! Check out her The Mogul Minute interview below!
1.)The Mogul Girl : So what made you want to become a reporter?
Arielle Dunn : I have seen reporters on the news and on the red carpet asking interesting questions and meeting interesting people and I thought that it looked like something I would love and be good at it. So far, I am enjoying it and having a great time. I have even been asked to report at a big upcoming fashion show!
2.) The Mogul Girl : I admire Dorothy Dandridge so much. What did you learn about her during the Black History Month production?
Arielle Dunn : I love Dorothy Dandridge. Dorothy Dandridge was an outspoken African American woman even when it was dangerous to speak her mind. She was a great film and theater actress, singer and dancer like I want to be and she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
3.) The Mogul Girl : You are an amazing 9 year old that is working hard and following your dreams. What do you like to do for fun?
Arielle Dunn : I love to dance for fun, act, and model. I also love to read and I just finished the Maze Runner series and I am starting the 39 Clues series.
4.) The Mogul Girl : Who would you love to interview?
Arielle Dunn : I would love to interview Beyonce and Jay Z. If Dorothy Dandridge was alive in my time I would have loved to interview her.
5.) The Mogul Girl : You are also an actress, what was your first acting experience like?
Arielle Dunn: My first acting experience was in a music video by Don Trunk. He gave me an opportunity at 6. I played one of his multiple personalities in his video Jackin 4 Samples pt. 3.
6.) The Mogul Girl : What's your favorite movie and food?
Arielle Dunn: My favorite movie is the Maze Runner and my favorite food is butter noodles from Panera.
7.) The Mogul Girl : If you could be in any movie based on a book which would it be and why?
Arielle Dunn : I would be in the Maze Runner movie because I would have to be strong and brave and I think I am both.
8.) The Mogul Girl : How important is school?
Arielle Dunn : School is very important because without an education you will not go far in life.
9.) The Mogul Girl : What's your favorite song?
Arielle Dunn: My favorite song is Ghost by Ella Henderson.
10.) The Mogul Girl : Is there anything you want The Mogul Minute readers to know about you?
Arielle Dunn : I love competitive sports and last summer I started playing lacrosse. When I play, I play to win!!
11.) The Mogul Girl : What message do you have for other 9 years olds with big dreams?
Arielle Dunn : Keep on believing in yourself and never give up. If you have a challenge just keep trying.