EPISODE 12 | February 15, 2016

Jessica Eng

Even though Jessica grew up in New York City, she did not experience a lot of diversity outside of her…

EPISODE 11 |

Prisleidy Hernandez

Prisleidy grew up in the Dominican Republic. Now that she lives in New York City, she continues to feel a…

EPISODE 10 |

Luis Reyes

Luis wants to open his own restaurant one day, but growing up in New York City, he realizes how distant…

EPISODE 9 |

Solviany Mendez

Solviany realized that her attitude changes significantly from inside and outside the kitchen. She interviews one of her closest cooking…

EPISODE 8 |

Kyle Rowe

Kyle uses food as comfort for when he’s not feeling well. He interviews his friends about their emotional eating habits…

EPISODE 7 |

Adriana Rodriguez

A few years ago, Adriana became obsessed with eating healthy and losing weight. She developed an eating disorder, but was…

EPISODE 6 | April 8, 2015

Michael Obadina

Michael Obadina Senior at Scholars Academy High School Age 17  Story: Michael’s mother is a nutritionist but he has never…

EPISODE 5 |

Justina Utionkpan

Justina Utionkpan Senior at John Adams High School Age 17  Story: Justina grew up in rural Nigeria. Now that she…

EPISODE 4 |

Joshua Miranda

Joshua Miranda Junior at John Adams High School Age 18  Story: Joshua’s mom wants to expand her cooking beyond the…

EPISODE 3 |

Dekendra Dazzell

Dekendra Dazzell Junior at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School Age 17  Story: Dekendra’s life has changed a lot since she…

EPISODE 2 |

Carlos Rodriguez

Carlos Rodriguez Junior at Channel View School for Research Age 17  Story: Carlos was intimidated by his stepfather Luis when…

EPISODE 1 | April 7, 2015

Saxelby Radio Scholars Introduction

The Saxelby Radio Scholars podcast is stories produced by teenagers telling the stories of food in their community. The program…

Profiles | March 11, 2016

Get to Know the 2nd Class of Saxelby Scholars