Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix

Steven Quintero

MLB All-Star Arizona Diamondbacks Branch:
A Kieckefer Family Legacy

Steven Quintero

South Pointe High School Class of 2020

“God always opens a door for you, don’t ever give up.”

  • Joined the Club 3 years ago
  • Enjoys playing basketball and flag football at the Club
  • Excelled in the Poetry Program and performs spoken word poetry
  • Team Captain for the D-backs Flag Football Championship team
  • Hopes to attend Arizona State University to study engineering

Tania Castillo

Tri-City West/Thornwood Branch

Tania Castillo

Desert Edge High School Class of 2020

“Don’t let others control you, instead take the wheel and go your own direction.”

  • Club member for 12 years
  • Cross-country runner for her school, qualifying for the State Meet in her freshman year
  • Plays on her school’s soccer team & at BGCMP
  • Keystone Club member
  • Editor of the Yearbook for her senior year
  • Hopes to attend Grand Canyon University to study veterinary medicine

Mikayla Lowry

Desert Edge High School Class of 2020

Mikayla Lowry

Trevor Browne High School Class of 2019

“Whenever I lack motivation and feel like giving up, I remind myself that it will all be worth it.”

  • Club member for 9 years
  • Won an award in a national photography competition with Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • Currently also enrolled in Estrella Mountain Community College
  • Student in AVID and earns nearly a perfect GPA
  • Winner of a scholarship from the Beyoncé & JAY-Z (BeyGOOD Initiative and Shawn Carter Foundation)
  • Career goal is to become a Marine Biologist or Forensic Scientist

Rachel Ann Howard

Louis & Elizabeth Sands Branch

Rachel Ann Howard

Deer Valley High School Class of 2019

“No matter how terrible a situation may be, I know how to focus on the now, prepare for the future, and learn from the past.”

  • Club member for 10 years
  • Active in several sports through the Club
  • Keystone Club member and in the Leaders in Training program
  • An exceptional student with a 4.27 GPA
  • Currently enrolled in the Medical Assisting Program at West-MEC
  • Plans to attend college to earn her bachelor’s degree to become a Pediatric Nurse

Eli Fuentes

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Harry & Sandy Rosenzweig Branch

Eli Fuentes

Central High School Class of 2019

“Don’t be afraid to ask for help.”

  • Member for the past 9 years
  • Keystoner of the Year - 2017 & 2018
  • Completed over 1,700 hours of community service
  • Earned the Presidential Service Award & selected for Future Presidents of America
  • Played golf and football for Central High School
  • Plans to attend Arizona State University to study Healthcare Administration