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PBteen Extraordinary Teen – Taylor Tinsley

Have you met our amazing Extraordinary Teens?! What are you waiting for? Today we are getting to know 17 year old Taylor Tinsley of The Maria Joy Foundation! Ready, set, lets learn about this remarkable teen!DSCN5273Taylor is making a difference for adopted and foster kids in her community through The Maria Joy Foundation. Her foundation promotes youth literacy and child adoption awareness, plus raises funds for foster children in Southeast Michigan. Taylor holds events like the annual Read with Me party where children will have the opportunity to read along with other children or volunteers. She also provides family mentoring programs which lend a safe environment, not to mention a fun place to learn, grow and make friends. The Maria Joy Foundation even offers awards and scholarships to give kids as many education opportunities as possible. To support The Maria Joy Foundation, please click here.

IMG_1221Fun Facts about Taylor

  • Dream college – New York University
  • Favorite travel destination – Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida
  • Most prized possession – Vintage camera collection and scrapbooks
  • Favorite candy – Sour gummy worms
  • Favorite childhood movie – Matilda
  • Last concert she went to – Hoodie Allen
  • Bedtime – 11:30 pm

If Taylor as granted 3 wishes, she would ask for:

  • The chance to see the Seven Wonders of the World
  • The chance to go back in time
  • Three more wishes.

For more info on Taylor and all of our Extraordinary Teens visit here. Tell us what makes you extraordinary by entering our contest for a chance to be featured on PBteen like Taylor!

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