KW Next Gen

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Founder’s Day 2023

About

Gary Keller founded KW Nextgen as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a big vision: to empower and equip the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs with the tools needed to remove limiting beliefs, take action, and live a big life.

March 14, 2023

Meet the Winter 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarship Winners

Winter 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarship Winners
Recipients of KW Next Gen Fund My Mission Scholarships are awarded up to $10,000 to help finance continuing education, training, coaching, or certifications that align with the fulfillment of their personal life mission.

Four times a year, KW Next Gen Fund My Mission Scholarships are awarded to ambitious young adults who are working to achieve their life’s mission. After attending at least one event and completing the 3-month coaching program, any student ages 18–28 is eligible to apply for a scholarship.

If accepted for a Fund My Mission Scholarship, KW Next Gen will give that student up to $10,000 to put toward costs associated with reaching their career goals, including:

  1. Continuing education
  2. Training
  3. Certifications
  4. Masterclasses 
  5. Specialized lessons

This past winter, 20 all-star students were awarded Fund My Mission Scholarships to pursue making their dreams into realities!

Winter 2023 Fund My Mission Scholarships Winners

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Nieva

Nieva Arriaga-Whitney

City/State: 
Oklahoma City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition, University of Central Oklahoma

“My mission for my life is to graduate college by the time I am 23 and I plan to apply for a police department of my choice to gain experience. After I graduate from the academy I plan to work in my department for 7-10 years then apply for the Drug Enforcement Agency to have as a career.”

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Caitlyn

Caitlyn Bonnema

City/State:
North Ft. Myers, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Law School

“The mission for my life is to be the voice for others through practicing law.”

Malik

Malik Brooks

City/State:
Edmund, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Oklahoma State University

“The mission for my life is to strive to help myself and help others to the best of my ability. I want to leave the world in a better position than it was when I arrived here. I plan on doing that through being an advocate for mental health. I plan on pursuing a career in therapy in order to help people in urban communities struggling with mental health issues.​”

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Da’Laya

Da’Laya Burkley

City/State: 
Oklahoma City, OK

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

“The mission for my life is to serve and assist others in overcoming barriers related to mental health and substance abuse through purposeful, genuine, empathic and educated interventions.”

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Jared

Jared Dykas

City/State: 
Mantua, NJ

What was Awarded:
Conference, 2-Year Access to VeeCon

“The mission for my life is to help people unlock their passions and strengths through connecting them with opportunities to live their best lives.“

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Samantha

Samantha Fairfield

City/State: 
Perkasie, PA

What was Awarded:
Tuition

“The mission for my life is to help others come together in a world full of differences by serving individuals through my career, and day-to-day life.”

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Dylan

Dylan Feist

City/State: 
Lenexa, KS

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Kansas State University

“The mission for my life is to assist others in their pursuit of life through care of the individual first and the patient second.”

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Joseph

Joseph (Joe Dreamz) Harrison

City/State: 
San Diego, CA

What was Awarded:
Conference, SXSW

“My mission is to inspire people to live their dreams through hip hop.”

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Maya

Maya Hermelin

City/State: 
Lakewood, OH

What was Awarded: 

“The mission for my life is to help women gain financial independence through investing in real estate.”

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Daven

Daven Hill

City/State:
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded:
Tuition, University of North Florida

“The mission for my life is to be a positive force in the world by inspiring others through my passion for technology and creating technologies to better people’s lives by making them more convenient and efficient.”

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Ah’Jewelic

Ah’Jewelic Jordan

City/State:
Cypress, TX

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Lone Star College

“The mission for my life is to create access to affordable housing for women and children of color, expand financial literacy & uplift my community through the ever-progressing avenue of technology and real estate.”

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John

John Mendez

City/State: 
Stamford, CT

What was Awarded:
Podcaster’s Paradise, FinCon Expo in New Orleans, and Podcast Movement

“My mission for my life is to enlighten and empower young adults to build wealthy, abundant lives through leveraging my voice and sharing my experience.“

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Xiomara

Xiomara Pratts

City/State: 
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded: 
MAPS Coaching: Breakthrough Coaching

“The mission for my life is to provide opportunities and mentorship as I continue to build a life with intention.”

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Samantha

Samantha Rodriguez

City/State: 
Orlando, FL

What was Awarded: 
Tuition, Business and Organizational Leadership at Valencia College

“The mission for my life is to reach people who are dealing with unfortunate situations and help them see and overcome greatness by sharing my journey.”

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Vianca

Vianca Ruiz

City/State: 
Walnut, CA

What was Awarded: 
Tuition, University of Southern California

“The mission for my life is to empower people to pursue their dreams through promoting authenticity and vulnerability.”

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Mitchell

Mitchell Shulka

City/State: 
Ft. Worth, TX

What was Awarded:
Tuition, Texas Christian University

“The mission for my life is to help other people through my love of music and teaching others to play music.“

Jacob

Jacob Weiniger

City/State: 
Philomath, OR

What was Awarded: 
Tuition, Phagan’s Beauty College

“The mission in my life is to learn from and influence people all around the world through being a [Christian, husband, father, friend, investor,] and barber who specializes in detailed and customized cuts.”

Kylie

Kylie Whitaker

City/State: 
Aurora, CO

What was Awarded: 
Seminar, Momentum from PSI

“The mission for my life is to connect with people and impact the world by asking the right questions and sharing important messages on how to improve yourself and the world.”

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Michael

Michael Wlodarczyk

City/State: 
East Stroudsburg, PA

What was Awarded: 
QL Summit 2023 / Train the Presenter

“The mission for my life is to inspire people to live meaningful, impactful, and fulfilling lives by showing them how they can evolve their way of thinking about life, money, and success.”

If you are or you know a young adult ages 18–28 who would benefit from free self-development events, coaching, and scholarships, encourage them to get started by exploring our events today!

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KW Next Gen.

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but our new name better reflects our offerings and our community.

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