*Eighteen year old Tevyn Cole, owner of School Me Clothing, has been selected as one of the nation’s “Top 25 Under 22” for TheRoot.com.
According to the site these 25 change makers were selected after sifting through hundreds of entries and research.
“We embarked on a nationwide search to find African-American youth, ages 16 to 21, who are innovators in the green movement, science and technology, social justice, business and the arts. The 25 winners we selected for our Young Futurists list are committed to making the world a better place and are actively doing something about it.”
The top 25 lists are comprised of high school and college students from around the country, but they share a common interest to make a difference and leave a legacy.
“I am completely honored to be named among the Top 25 Under 22. I want to continue to make a difference in this world and I look forward to possibly collaborating with the other Top 25 winners. It’s all about helping each other reach the goal,” says Tevyn Cole.
Visit theroot.com to see Tevyn Cole and the other 24 future leaders.
Tevyn, who just recently returned from a teaching assignment in Korea, is a junior at Eastern Michigan University majoring in international business and Japanese. He is a Steve Harvey Disney Dreamer, 2010 Black Enterprise Teenpreneur of the Year nominee, 2010 Ebony Magazine Breakout to Watch and winner of the Laila Ali/Kroger “I Can Make History” Contest. He has also received several recognitions within his community and school for his commitment to service and academics. In addition, Tevyn Cole is a teen motivational speaker and has a true passion for positively impacting his peers.
Learn more about Tevyn Cole at www.schoolmeclothing.com.