60 Examples of Detroit Genius: 11-20
Detroit youth possess genius. Their talent comes in all forms: academics, arts, sports, service to the community, and more.
To celebrate Detroit genius, we asked the community-at-large to let us know of young people who astonish and inspire.
Here, we highlight honorees 11 through 20.
Brenda Taylor Calhoun
Genius: Beauty Entrepreneur
Brenda created her own line of lip gloss, which she sells to help her family and community.
Genius: Excellent Equestrian
Brianna’s skills with horses has earned her a scholarship to Albion College and jobs at top equestrian organizations.
Genius: Ground-Breaking Musician
Camilla-Isabella co-founded Mariachi Feminil Detroit, the first all-women mariachi band in Michigan.
Genius: Peace Maker
Camira is an honors student who serves as a dedicated volunteer with anti-bullying and unity organizations.
Genius: Multi-Genre Writer
Christian’s writing was featured in 826 National’s and Cartoon Network’s Include Someone, Make a Difference campaign.
Genius: Football Champion
A powerful running back, Dalante led his team to a division championship.
Genius: Dedicated Learner
Damone is renowned at Sampson-Webber Leadership Academy for his tenacity and resilience when it comes to his studies.
Genius: Dedicated Community Servant
Genius: International Artist & Musician
Demacio is a celebrated muralist and musician who performs internationally.
Genius: Super Reader
Bates Academy student Hunter Bailey never puts down a book until it’s time to move on to the next. He also recites poetry from memory.
Every two weeks from June 8 through August 28, 10 examples will be added. Check out our running list of Detroit Genius honorees and share this blog using #DetroitGenius.