Honorary Board Member
Katelyn Darrow is a teenage multimedia journalist, founder of a nonprofit organization, and motivational speaker – and can’t decide which she enjoys most.
Katelyn has worked with a variety of media outlets, producing compelling reports from a teen’s perspective. She is a contributing writer for The Huffington Post: HuffPost Teen. Her writing has also been featured on MissHeard Magazine, Student Leaders International, and Universal Orlando Resort’s official blog. She has experience in broadcasting as a field reporter and part- time co-host for a weekly teen radio show, Express Yourself. She has interviewed countless celebrities, authors, political figures, and has covered numerous entertainment events.
At the age of 12, she started a 501c3 nonprofit charity, Angels of God Community Outreach. The organization, setup in a New Jersey storefront, provides free clothing, food, and other services to those in need. Katelyn has won numerous accolades for her volunteer work, including the Presidential Volunteer Service Gold Award, Prudential Spirit of Community Award, and has been honored by the New Jersey General Assembly. Katelyn has spoken to schools, groups, and conferences across the country about following their dreams, making a difference, and how she started her charity.