CDF Beat the Odds Profiles

Started in 1990, the Beat the Odds program identifies and rewards young people who have experienced significant hardship in their lives and supports and trains them to become future leaders in adulthood.

Princess Allen Marino Angulo Rhondee Benjamin-Johnson J. Moises Cedillos
California 2002 California, 1990 Washington, DC 1992 Texas 2000
Kyle Corfman Katie DeSantis Ashley Dewey Brandon Gassaway
Washington, DC 2007 Minnesota 2006 New Orleans 2009 Texas 2008
Jonah Gilmore Jaime Gonzales April Stevens Gung De'Von Jennings
New Orleans 2009 California 2002 Texas 1999 Ohio 2012
Indyasia Johnson Tanisha Jones Romulus Johnson Arianna McQuillen
Ohio 2012 Washington, DC 1995 California 1990 Washington, DC 2010
Lily Moua Javon Mullings Tuan Nguyen Finie Richardson
Minnesota 2002 New York 2011 Washington, DC 2006 Washington, DC 1997
Steven Rocker Saira Soto Danny Tejada Sheehan Whelan
New York 2000 California 1998 New York 2004 Texas 2008
Itang Hope Young      
Texas 2002