Saturday, June 20, 2009

Beyond the Odds Bloggers

Meet the youth writers for Beyond the ODDS. Soon, you'll be able to read their blog posts at Beyond the Launch date is set for June 25th, 2009!!!

Originally from Habana Cuba, Jojo Napoles is an amazing 24 years-old, based in Berkeley, California. His writings focus on HIV, drugs, and some other random stuff. Jojo is a graduate of Miami Senior High School in Florida. His loves include aviation, video games, movies and cool people. He was diagnosed with having AIDS in April 2006.

A West Oakland native, B-LADY is a 22 year-old African American mother of 3 beautiful children. She was diagnosed with having HIV in 2006. She's extremely optimistic and focused on living her life to the fullest. Her writings focus on the realities of HIV, motherhood, and youth culture.

Casey B is a 24 year-old, San Francisco based blogger. His current focus includes re-entering college and living life to the fullest. His writings focus on HIV, and youth culture. His work has been published by YO Outlook. He was diagnosed with having HIV in 2008.

John Ramirez is an optimistic 24 year-old from Oakland California. John is a staff writer for Beyond the Odds. He was diagnosed with having HIV in December of 2008.