Bella, who taught herself American Sign Language and now works as a translator at concerts, describes herself as a "Jane of Many Trades" who is finally understanding the value of her varied interests here at EXPLO.
Jean is of Lebanese descent and currently lives in Dubai. A well travelled student, he says his explorations this summer have helped prepare him for future success.
Classical dancer Kaavya has had her eyes set on a future in dance alone — but having been exposed to new interests and strengths at EXPLO, she's now reconsidering that singular path in favor of something more diversified.
EXPLO veteran Ethan is eager to learn more of the very valuable soft-skills he acquires here at EXPLO. He hopes to use these skills in his future endeavors, which may include Filmmaking and Business.
Colby has been attending EXPLO for the past eight summers, and in that time she has explored everything from interior design to criminal psychology. This year, she's giving Sports Management a try as she continues to suss out her strengths and interests.
Soft-spoken but driven, Timesea believes that the courses she is taking at EXPLO will help her contribute to her community as they continue the mission of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Philo from California likens the EXPLO community to the atmosphere he feels at basketball games — full of passion and inspiration, with a supportive group of people always cheering you on.
For Richard Steele Scholar Malachai, EXPLO is putting him one step closer toward his goal of working in the medical field through hands-on exploration.
Alfonso enjoys cooking, playing guitar, and playing rugby — all things that he says bring him closer to family, friends, and his community.
Sterling always thought he wanted to be an engineer, but had a burgeoning interest in the psychology of the criminal mind. Here at EXPLO, he has "fallen in love" with Criminal Psychology and has been inspired to further pursue this interest in the future.