Jaylene Nieves

Howard High School of Technology

Nomination Statement

“Daughter of Luis and Theresa Nieves, Jaylene Nieves is an accomplished young entrepreneur. Jaylene is a National Honor Society member, will graduate second in the senior class and has started her own small catering business. Jaylene is hardworking, patient and also serves her community through her membership at PDH ministries. Jaylene’s career goal is to grow her small catering business to full time success. Jaylene will attend the Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College in the fall. ”

“Living for the future is what inspires me to do well. I’ve learned not to live in the past and allow my failures to shape me. When something goes wrong, I do my best to improve myself in the future rather than dwell on what could have been. This motivates me to keep going and to strive for excellence because I have a vision, and I want to do everything that I can to make it come to fruition.”