“I know we’re all destined for success,” said Adilene, co-valedictorian of Making Waves Academy’s 2019 graduating class, the 16th Wave. “Over the many years we had together, I noticed the potential... Read more
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14th Waver, Crystal, remembers when she first dreamed of becoming a pediatrician. “When I was younger, I had a lot of younger cousins who played and got hurt. It was my responsibility to make sure... Read more
Last week, LL COOL J visited Making Waves Academy to talk education and life dreams with our Wave-Makers. LL COOL J—Kennedy Center Honoree, two-time Grammy® Award winner, NAACP Image Award winner,... Read more
October 16, 1968, is a day forever etched in United States history. African American Olympic track gold medalist Tommie Smith and bronze medalist John Carlos stood on the award podium raising their... Read more
Born and raised in Richmond to Yemeni-American immigrant parents, 26-year old Hossain has a big dream in life: level the education landscape for low-income communities. It “developed gradually and... Read more