Sadilka Lopez Roldan
Sadilka is seventeen years old and a junior at Wilbur Cross High School. When she grows up she wants to be a lawyer, chef, or photographer. She worked for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas and the Land Trust for one summer job before joining the Growing Entrepreneurs, where she hopes to gain gardening and business skills. Sadilka loves all fruits and one vegetable: the potato. Sadilka graduated the Growing Entrepreneurs program in January 2019.
Xavier is a Latino graduate of James Hillhouse High School. He is working to become a motrocycle mechanic, graphic designer, or engineer. He worked with the Land Trust for two summers before joining the Growing Entrepreneurs. Xavier loves all types of vegetables. Xavier graduated the Growing Entrepreneuers program in January 2019.
Rasha is sixteen and a junior attending Metropolitan Busincess Academy. She wants to be a registered nurse or a pediatrician. She has gained a lot of new and useful skills during her experience with the Growing Entrepreneurs such as carpentry, gardening, and business development skills. She loves all fruits and vegetables. Rasha graduated the Growing Entrepreneurs program in January 2019.
Brianna is a sixteen year old junior at Wilbur Cross High School. She is a classical musician, actress, vocalist, and enjoys the fields of Science and English. She hopes to combine her interests in the future and attend college. Brianna graduated the Growing Entrepreneurs program in 2019.
Carlos Veliz is a fifteen year old and a sophmore at Eli Whitney. In school, he studies the trade of being an automotive technician. During the time he spent working with the New Haven Land Trust, he has learned many valuable skills and is happy to be a part of the Growing Entrepreneurs team. Carlos graduated the Growing Entrepreneurs program in January 2019.
Jahlil graduated the Growing entrepreneurs program in January 2019.
Photograph credit to Ian Christmann