BRING OUT THE BEST
As Brandon develops financial literacy skills under Enrique’s mentoring, Enrique has his eyes opened to the difficulties young people face living in poverty. “My heart has grown more caring and passionate toward financially underprivileged families and communities. So many have it so tough!” He adds, “Brandon's world is very challenging. It's hard to be a ‘good kid’ when so much in his life is negative and difficult and full of struggle. Brandon is learning that ‘fighting’ is not just about punching or kicking - but standing firm for what you believe in and want.”
Enrique adds, “I try and to ask questions about his life—and I try to just listen—especially when he shares honestly about what he is thinking and feeling and learning.” Like many mentors, Enrique wishes he “spent more time with Brandon than I actually do!”
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