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Meet Youssef: Gaining Knowledge & Dreaming Big

Date: June 1, 2023 Categories: General

All About Youssef Youssef is a very kind & polite individual who will always make conversation and ask how you’re doing. He also has a silly side and positive demeanor that makes everyone around him happy. Youssef enjoys watching basketball (especially the Lakers), anime, and playing soccer. In his free time, you can find him hanging…

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Meet Jake: Thriving in our After School Program!

Date: May 4, 2023 Categories: General

All About Jake Jake is incredibly kind, empathetic, outgoing, and very funny. Friendly to all, he loves animals, especially his own dogs, and making new friends! Halloween season is Jake’s favorite time of the year and he really enjoys watching horror movies. When Jake’s not at Mychal’s, you can find him trying new foods (although, milkshakes are his favorite),…

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Meet Emmanuel: Creating in the Bakery!

Date: March 31, 2023 Categories: General

Get to know Emmanuel Emmanuel is a very sweet and driven individual who describes himself as “nice and cool.” He is very talented and creative. Emmanuel loves making art; he often creates clay figures, drawings, and paintings with his brother at home. Emmanuel finds inspiration for his art from DreamWorks & Disney. He also enjoys…

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Meet Tariq: Working Hard at Chevron!

Date: March 2, 2023 Categories: General

  All About Tariq Tariq is a sweet and empathetic young man. He cares about his peers and always checks in with staff to ask how they are doing. Tariq enjoys video games, Jiu Jitsu, and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He enjoys traveling especially by airplane.  Tariq has a true love for music, one of his…

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Meet Yusuf!

Date: February 2, 2023 Categories: General

Getting to Know Yusuf Yusuf is a joyful, polite, and friendly individual who always comes to Mychal’s with a smile on his face! He loves to dance, watch Disney movies, and play basketball. He says, “one of my favorite things to do is gardening, I like watering the flowers and watching them grow.” Yusuf has…

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Meet Jose: Breaking Barriers & Persevering

Date: November 28, 2022 Categories: General

All About Jose Jose is an extremely friendly individual who will always greet you with a smile and ask how you’re doing! Most people would describe Jose as a dedicated, loyal, and kind individual. He loves getting to know other people and works extremely hard at everything he sets out to do. Although he has moved on from our…

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Meet Brandon!

Date: November 1, 2022 Categories: General

All About Brandon! Brandon has a super energetic personality! He makes the Mychal’s staff along with his peers smile every day with his contagious laughter and kindness. Some of his favorite things to do involve watching & playing football. Brandon says “I’m the best Rams fan!” He also loves many different types of music, but his favorite…

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Meet Domonic: Determined & Dedicated

Date: October 4, 2022 Categories: General

All About Domonic Domonic, also known as Dino, is friendly, kind, and polite to all. His hard work & dedication has been recognized throughout his time at Mychal’s and through many of his job training opportunities. Dino loves to workout and spend time at the beach. On the weekends, he enjoys hanging out with family and…

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Meet Ezana!

Date: September 1, 2022 Categories: General

All About Ezana Ezana is a kind natured and energetic 15 year old that’s always smiling. He was named after “Ezana the Great” ruler and king of Axum, an ancient kingdom located in what is now modern day Ethiopia. He is definitely the “King” in our home. Ezana loves spending his time taking pictures and…

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Meet Anthony

Date: August 1, 2022 Categories: General

All About Anthony Fun Facts: Anthony “Ichiro” was named after his great grandfather, not the baseball player. His birthday is on Cinco de Mayo – he was born to party! Anthony is an avid reader who’s current obsession is with the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. He has about 20 books in his collection so…

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