Stories / Youth
With the support of his mentor, Jace learns self-management
Jace* was struggling with self-management when he was first paired with his professional mentor, Jeremy, in kindergarten. He lacked an awareness of healthy habits, from eating vegetables to showering regularly. Jeremy, along with Jace’s aunt, dedicated themselves to teaching him better habits. After practicing ordering vegetables at restaurants with Jeremy, he now pushes himself to try new foods. He is also able to coordinate his shower and bedtime schedule. Jace faces a lot of transition in his life, but he knows he can sustain his healthy habits with Jeremy’s consistent support.
*Name changed to protect the youth's privacy.