At 17, Austin Huffman found himself on the wrong side of his goals – moving downward instead of decisions to join EntreNous Youth Empowerment Services – Compton YouthBuild was the first step towards reversing that downward pattern. EntreNous has provided the support Austin needs to thrive, the access to resources he needs, and the structure and safety essential for his success.
EntreNous Youth Empowerment Services – Compton YouthBuild presented Austin with his high school diploma on June 21, 2016.
Since joining, Austin has participated in all opportunities presented to him by EntreNous. His leadership improved after he joined the Youth Policy Council, a group of member leaders that provide guidance and advice on program operations. During holiday breaks, it is not uncommon to find Austin volunteering at EntreNous. His expertise and commitment is helping make EntreNous even better for the next set of members who will learn and grow through the program. Austin is also part of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and dedicates his weekends to helping the Los Angeles region through conservation and recycling activities. Read More