Teen, College, Young Adult Leaders Discuss Financial Literacy

Once a month, teen, college and young adult leaders from around the world will discuss financial literacy, great money habits and personal finance with Sammy Rabbit!

The goal – get young people thinking, talking and inspiring everyone to advance financial literacy education throughout the globe, so we are all more able and capable of having better and brighter futures!

Below find a list of young leaders who have participated in Sammy Rabbit Teen, College and Young Adult Financial Literacy Education Discussion Panels and supporters!

Find an Index of Panel Discussions here.

To be featured in a Panel discussion, contact Sammy. See contact information below.

Sedinam Ameku | Panel 2

Sedinam is a financial literacy advocate in Accra, Ghana! She is the Founder of Females and Finance Organization. She has a degree in Insurance with Actuarial Science and certificate in the Fundamentals of Financial Services from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (UK). She is passionate about helping people meet their financial goals and improving their financial well-being.

JP Blasini | Panel 1

JP is the founder and visionary of a new Fin Tech startup FINANCELY.io. JP is also the Lead Data Analyst at Healthcare Data Analytics. He is a personal finance and data lover. He spent 3 years working at Vanguard after graduating from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Finance.

Aditya Desai | Panel 1

Aditya will be a senior this coming fall at Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey. Aditya is a social entrepreneur. He is the founder and director of the Economics Education Initiative (EEI.org). He is also an active member of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). He serves on the National Treasurer’s Council as the Director of Financial Literacy.

Mohammed Faisal | Panel 1

Mohammed is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Money Hub (MoneyHubnyc.org), a social innovation start-up with the mission of teaching financial literacy throughout disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Ronnie Green | Panel 2

Ronnie is the Founder and CEO of PushStash, an AI trading platform that grows small investment accounts exponentially for the working class who have no access to hedge fund-like products. Their aim to create wealth for the working class.

Ella Gupta | Panel 2

Ella is an author, founder and CEO of at Initiative for Financial Literacy  Exploration, iFLEX. The mission – democratize personal finance.

Ella is passionate about writing and empowering others through financial literacy and investing. She is currently writing a book, with a working title, “Generation Zinance: An Actionable Guide for Gen Z to Thrive In the New Age of Investing.”

Valerie Lentine | Panels 1, 2

Val is an incoming senior at John Burrough’s High School in Burbank, California. She is an honor student; plays on the Tennis team; and a member of the school band. She also participates in many clubs including being the secretary of Teen Court, Unicef, and Habitat for Humanity. Her immediate education goal is to attend UCLA. 

Deon Mixon | Panel 1

Deon is graphic designer, author and founder of Design Eye Game which sells Design Eye — the world’s first graphic design education board game. He is from Detroit, Michigan and works there as a brand identity designer for the design studio Gyro. Another noteworthy accomplishment of Deon’s is his newly proposed flag for the city of Detroit, named “Detroit Rise!”

Andy Niser | Panel 2

Andy is a rising senior at Jones College Prep in Chicago, Illinois. He is a very active leader and community volunteer. He is a high level soccer referee, avid distance runner, and the President of his local BBYO chapter.

He has a passion for learning and is dedicated to achieving success and making a positive impact on the world.

Peter K. Asare Nyarko | Panels 1, 2

Peter is a social entrepreneur, author, founder and Executive Director of Center for Financial Literacy Education Africa (cfleafrica.org). He is a Financial Literacy Advocate and Educator. Additionally, Peter is the Lead TFAF Ambassador in Ghana and he is championing “The Improving Financial Awareness and Financial Literacy Movement in Ghana and Africa.”

Rebekah Eason Partridge | Panel 1

Rebekah (Becky) is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) at Rooted Planning Group in  Corning, New York. In high school she took every business offered and fell in love with accounting. While attending Alfred State College she was directed to their financial planning program and knew instantly it was a perfect fit. Now, she is able to leverage her love of numbers to help people achieve their dreams and goals.

Cameron Rufus | Panel 2

Cameron is going into his senior year at Bowling Green State University where he is majoring in Finance, Insurance and Risk Management. He was the President, and previously Treasurer, of the university’s Financial Management Society and a member of its Financial Investing Club. Cameron’s mission is to positively impact the lives of all the people he meets, whether that’s through a service or friendship. He is a big advocate for teaching the youth financial literacy and education.

Sidhant “Sid” Srivastava | Panel 2

Sid is an incoming junior at Livingston High School in New Jersey. He is the Director of Design Thinking for Economics Education Initiative (EEI) and served in the New Jersey Community Service Committee for the Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL).

Kendall Williams | Panel 1

Kendall is a resident advisor at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. He is also the co-Founder of Stay Fresh Lifestyle. Kendall is also an active volunteer and mentor with ExtraOrdinary Over Ordinary and Atchison Alternative School. 

BIG gratitude and thankfulness to the following individuals and enterprises for the supporting the strategy and making a platform available for young leaders to discuss financial literacy!

Leslie Girone

Leslie is a Financial Literacy Advocate, Sammy Rabbit Dream Big Ambassador and Founder of Money Smart 101!

Susan Doty

Susan is the Director of the Center of Economic Education and Financial Literacy at the University of Texas Tyler. She is an award winning economic educator who is passionate about improving economic and financial literacy generationally!

Derrick Wesley 

Derrick is a teacher, father, and founder of Imar Learning Solutions and creator of the soon to be released APP: Plan It!

Here are a few ways teens, college students and young adults can support Sammy and his mission to bring more financial literacy education resources and experiences to children, families and communities throughout the world.

One

Participate and be featured in a Sammy Rabbit Teen, College and Young Adult Financial Literacy Discussion Panel!

Two

Lead a Sammy Dream Big Financial Literacy Education Experience in your community, just like students from Loras College did in Dubuque, Iowa.

Three

Be a Sammy Teen and College Student Guest Money Blogger just like Rishab Gosalia and others have done and are doing!

Four

Be a Sammy Rabbit Dream Big Social Media Ambassador!

Leaders who want to discuss financial literacy and/or bring more financial literacy education resources and experiences to kids, families, and communities contact Sammy today!

CLICK to use our website contact form or email us at: contact@SammyRabbit.com


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About the Author

Sam X Renick is a children's Author, Co-Creator of Sammy Rabbit-SammyRabbit.com, Award Winning Financial Educator & Double Bottom Line Entrepreneur!