My name is Tatiana. I am a biracial teen from Broadview, Illinois. I was raised on the West Side of Chicago, in the North Lawndale community. In this era, to keep myself on a positive track, I play basketball to stay active. I sing, dance, and write poetry as a way to express my feelings. Being a young journalist, I want to leave a mark in the media by never letting my voice be unheard. I want to put out the message that everything good isn’t bad and everything gold isn’t worthy. I want to not be under the negative perspective of media and its corruption on the public. I want to be a motivational figure by simply being myself.