Chanise is 16 years old and lives in Roxbury. She attends Boston Latin Academy and is in the 10th grade. She is a dancer and captain of BLA’s Step and Stroll team. She earned her black belt at 11 years and now teaches karate. Kendrick Lamar inspires her to rise up and get past discrimination and make her neighborhood a better place through her art. In five years, she will be in college majoring in graphic design.