The 2021-22 Thunder Fellows Cohort

2021 Thunder Fellows

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Chameka

Booker T Washington High School
Grade level: 10
What would be your dream job?
Owner of my own restaurant / cafe.
What is your favorite book or movie?
The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

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Quincy

Crossover Preparatory Academy
Grade level: 9
Who is your hero?
My mom.
Who or what motivates you?
Failure motivates me to be better.

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Damarion

East Central High School
Grade level: 10
What would be your dream job?
A pro ball player or the CEO of a big game company.
What’s something you’re thankful for?
My life, being able to wake up everyday.

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Darion

East Central High School
Grade level: 10

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Nzinga

Will Rogers High School
Grade level: 9
What is your proudest moment?
When I became class president.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I would either travel to Senegal or Le Mont-Saint-Michel.

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Daniel

Tulsa School of Arts
Grade level: 10

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Bryson

Central High School
Grade level: 10
What is your proudest moment?
Learning animation on my own.
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?
Japan. A lot of the things I draw have been inspired by it.

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Preiyah

Booker T Washington High School
Grade level: 9
Why did you apply to Thunder Fellows?
To learn more about technology and to be a part of something that will help rebuild Greenwood.
What’s your favorite book or movie? The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

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Jace

Booker T Washington High School
Grade level: 9
What’s your proudest achomplishment?
Making the honor roll 3 years straight, making my school’s basketball team.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
P.E. or government/debate.

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Aniyah

Will Rogers High School
Grade level: 9

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Nyia

Muskogee High School
Grade level: 10
What’s your proudest accomplishment?
Overcoming my injury.
If you could be a superhero, who would it be and why?
Supergirl because she’s smart and powerful.

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San'Ya

Union High School
Grade level: 9
Who is your hero? My brother.
What’s your proudest accomplishment?
Moving up in my hair business.

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Andre

KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School
Grade level: 9
Why did you apply to Thunder Fellow?
To learn more and get better at robotics.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
U.S. Government and P.E.

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Christopher

KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School
Grade level: 10
What are your hobbies?
I like to draw and play piano.
Do you volunteer? If so, where and why is that important to you?
I volunteer at John, 3:16 mission. It’s important to me because we help people.

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Harmonee

East Central High School
Grade level: 10
Who is your hero?
My dad.
If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?
Spiderman. He is a teenager and still saving lives, while in school.

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Malachi

KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School
Grade level: 9
What’s your proudest moment?
My proudest accomplishment is when I received the highest ACT score in my grade.
Why did you apply to Thunder Fellows?
I applied to help rebuild Black Wall Street.

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Rhyian

Booker T Washington High School
Grade level: 9
Who is your hero?
Kobe Bryant. What would be your dream job?
Orthopedic Surgeon.

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Marvenous

KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School
Grade level: 9
What would be your dream job?
Lawyer. What’s your favorite book or movie?
Sparkle, film by Salim Akil

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Keyon'Dre

Will Rogers High School
Grade level: 10
Who or what motivates you?
My great grandma and my mom. One of the 3 known living survivors of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
What’s your proudest accomplishment?
Getting double promoted (advanced two grades in school).

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Reece

Crossover Preparatory Academy
Grade level: 9
Who or what motivates you?
My late younger cousin. I live my life good because she couldn’t.
What’s your favorite book or movie?
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward.

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Luke

Edison Preparatory School
Grade level: 10
If you could be a superhero, who would you be and why?
Spiderman because his powers seem like the most fun powers to have.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
Graphic design.

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Jaya

Holland Hall
Grade level: 9
What is your proudest accomplishment?
Co-authoring a book.
What is your dream job?
Some type of doctor.

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Marvion

Crossover Preparatory Academy
Grade level: 9
What would be your dream job?
To be a real estate agent or a company owner.
What’s your favorite subject in school?
Math.

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MaKaria

KIPP Tulsa University Prep High School
Grade level: 9
What’s your proudest accomplishment?
Becoming the valedictorian.
What would be your dream job?
Becoming a doctor, actor, or a model.

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