By ASHA MORTON
My Way Magazine is known for being a positive lifestyle publication that always looks for ways to give back to the community.
My Way hand-picked a few classes and sent speakers to visit them last week at South Cobb High School. The visits kicked off with the first of the “My Mistakes, For Your Success” series.
“My Mistakes, For Your Success” is a mini tour that will take place throughout various Cobb County Schools, involving guest speakers who share their success stories and personal journeys.
Kadeem Dunwell, C.E.O. Young Entrepreneurs shared his success story on being an entrepreneur and launching the Young Entrepreneur Group. He shared tips on how being disciplined and setting goals is the blueprint to success.
“The only way to reshape history is to burn the book and write it yourself,” said Dunwell. “Too often the media has portrayed our youth as a generation of lost, misguided and uninhibited goners. Today I didn’t see that.”
The students participated and asked questions about college and scholarships, internships, and what to expect in college.
Dunwell is a motivational speaker and is deeply involved with helping the youth.
Maaeah Kenyatta shared her success story with the students, teaching them how important it is to have a backup plan.
Kenyatta attended Grambling University on a basketball scholarship and is currently a free-lance sports journalist.
Kenyatta told the students she would have loved to join the WNBA, but she had something to fall back on; thus, reiterating how important it is to finish school.
“Youth Empowerment is one of the most rewarding gifts to be given,” Kenyatta said.
The students expressed their gratitude through social media, thanking the speakers for their inspirational words.
My Way Magazine is preparing for its next visit to South Cobb High School, where it would launch its second educational series on how to be successful.