Ayanna Collier 

Ayanna Collier She/Her/Hers 19 Years Old Missouri Foster Care System Ayanna is currently working on a degree in Psychology at St. Louis Community College. She hopes to become a Trauma Psychologist that inspires people with difficult experiences to turn them into something positive in the world. She enjoys walking, reading,... Read more

Alex Oleson

Alex Oleson is currently a member of the Youth Engagement Committee for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) under Assistant Secretary Johnson and Associate Commissioner Milner. During this time, Alex will help inform the larger community on barriers to permanency under the “ALL-IN Foster Adoption Challenge”. Alex gains knowledge... Read more

Jasper Gain

Jasper Gain Age: 23 Pronouns: She/her/hers Jasper Is attending school at Missouri State University. She plans on graduating in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in International History and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Her emphasis is Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, so... Read more

Carson Long

3 years in Missouri Foster Care System Carson Long has been in care for three years and counting. He is attending Big Bend Community College for a two-year degree in Aviation. Carson has been in six placements: four foster homes and a group home twice. Carson played tennis for two... Read more