Meet Tyler, A Rock Star Cast Member of Up with People from Arizona!
Tyler shared his experience during his recent semester traveling in Up with People. Let’s see what he had to say.
Tell me about a favorite moment you have experienced so far in UWP?
“One of my favorite moments in Up with People was when we were singing a song dedicated to refugees for the refugees in the audience.”
What are you looking to gain from your experience in the program?
“Im looking to gain a better understanding of myself, a better understanding of the world that surrounds me, and being able to be confident as a leader in making changes that I think needs to be made.”
What are you looking to contribute to your community when you return home?
“I want to bring a sense of purpose and a worldview to my community at home. That’s a hard one.”
What is your favorite song to perform in the show?
“My favorite song to perform would probably be Keep Hope Alive because it has such an impactful meaning and message. The way that we all gather on stage together is very strong and sends a very strong message to the people that are watching.”
How do you keep hope alive?
“Honestly, day by day I do what I can to make people smile and to keep the energy up. I try not to think of things that are out of my control and just take it one day at a time.”
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Topics: "On The Road"
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