Deandre is 17 years old and lives in Dorchester. He attends Boston Arts Academy and is in the 11th grade. He is active in the visual arts, dance and likes to play basketball and football as well as run track. He is most proud of his success in school and work experience. He is committed to planning out his future and advocating for the right things. In five years, he will be graduating from college and preparing for an internship or job in the architectural field.