African American Girls – High Achievers

Brianna Burnette- Washington, D.C.

By at May 2, 2009 | 12:00 am | 3 Comments

Brianna Burnette, Miss Black Teen District of Columbia is a fifteen year old honor roll student at St. John’s College High School in Washington, DC.  She is the recipient of several awards including the U.S. Achievement Academy National Honors Student Award; the U.S. Presidential Honors Award; Achievement of Distinction Award and the Librarian Achievement

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Jasmine Alexis – District of Columbia

By at April 24, 2009 | 10:06 pm | 3 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails present Jasmine Alexis,  Miss Teen District of Columbia 2008, as our newest High Achiever. Jasmine Alexis, Miss Teen District of Columbia 2008 is an eighteen year old senior and honor roll student attending Keystone National High School.  A member of the National Society of High School Scholars, winner of a National English Merit Award and

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Linda – Newport News, VA

By at March 22, 2009 | 2:32 pm | 7 Comments

Our High Achiever for this week is Linda of Newport News Virginia.  She has been selected due to her wonderful attitude and her strong commitment to succeed despite her circumstances. Linda is a resilient and high spirited high school sophomore with a heart of gold surrounded by a strong impenetrable protective covering. I have had the opportunity to spend time

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Ariana – Hampton, VA

By at March 7, 2009 | 12:50 pm | 13 Comments

      Afro Puffs and Ponytails had the  privilege of speaking with Ariana, a high school senior from Hampton, Virginia.  Ariana has been selected as a High Achiever  because of her  consistency  in accomplishing the tasks necessary for success, and her ability to balance it all and maintain a healthy and youthful life.  She is soft spoken yet

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J.D.M. – Thomson, GA

By at February 21, 2009 | 8:00 pm | 9 Comments

Janelle, DeAudra, and MaKayla are sisters who live in Thomson, GA. They are very close to each other as sisters and in age.  Their mother recommneded each one them because they made the honer roll during the last grading period at their schools. Janelle is a Girl Scout and she said it is so fun and exciting!       DeAudra belongs to the 4-H

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Ayana – Newark, NJ

By at February 21, 2009 | 8:00 pm | 12 Comments

Ayana has been selected as one of our High Achievers for this week. Ayana was recommended by her mother Angela for making the honor roll at her school.  Ayana is also the class president! Our High Achiever is very talented.  She enjoys singing, dancing, modeling, acting, horseback riding, ballet, and basketball!  She has a self-published book entitled , What Every

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Ashantra – Houston,TX

By at February 21, 2009 | 8:00 pm | 3 Comments

Ashantra is one of our High Achievers for this week.  She made the honor roll at her school in Houston, Texas.  Her mother Reyna recommended Ashantra for doing so well in school.  Her mother and father Roderick  are so very proud of her! Ashantra attends church on a regular basis with her family and she is a proud member of the the praise dance group as

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