Los Angeles, California, Manual Arts High School
Favio enjoys investing in “social activism, cultural progression, educational improvement and environmental ingenuity.” For the past two years, he has served as a Youth Poet Leader for Street Poets, Inc. Favio explains that Street Poets, Inc. assists community members in using various art forms for self-expression and healing. Favio has served senior members in his community, as well as the youth. Favio’s work with Street Poets, Inc. has afforded him the opportunity to visit England, Sweden, and travel throughout California. Favio is a Cadet Captain in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, a poetry leader in Black Student Union, the co-captain of Academic Decathlon, and the cross-county and tennis team captain.