Antoineisha

I’m Antoineisha. I’m 14 years old and in Grade 9.

Hobbies: Singing, Track & Field, Basketball

What are your goals for the upcoming year? To better my behavior and improve grades.

What do you want to become in the future? Wants to become a Biologist or a Botanist.

What do you like about The Bahamas? The beaches and sand.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly offers privileges, private education, scholarships for college.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate hunger.

Ashanti

Hi, I’m Ashanti.  I’m 11 years old and I’m in Grade 7.  I love to sing.  My goal is to either be a singer or a pediatrician.

The Bahamas is a  great place to live because of all the different types of people that live here and because of the welcoming personalities.

When I think of Ranfurly, I think of home.

One thing that I wish that I could change about the world is the killing.

Brandon

Hi there, I’m Brandon.  I’m a 12 year old Grade 7 student. I’m always striving for excellence and when I grow up I’m going to be the Prime Minister!  I have two passions in life – baseball and art. But I think that baseball is my favorite.

I love living in The Bahamas because its clean and beautiful and people take pride in the country.

Ranfurly is a great place.  It’s a home for children who need extra help.  One thing that I like about Ranfurly is that I have a lot of freedom here.

If I could change one thing about the world, I would stop the killing and violence that is in our community.

Branishka

Hi, I’m Branishka. I’m 16 years old and I’m in Grade 11. My hobbies are modeling at Yodephy and cooking. I’m good at making main courses. This year I want to improve my grades and graduate with honors, become a prefect, and volunteer in the community.  Eventually, I’d like to be a martime lawyer.

There are so many great things that I love about living in The Bahamas. I love our culture, the sea, the beaches, and the friendliness of the people.

Ranfurly is a home that offers second chances.  It’s provided me with opportunities that I never dreamed of having.

If I could change the world, I’d get rid of all the violence, especially violence against children.

Caleb

I’m Caleb, and I’m 14 years old. I’m in Grade 8. I love going to the pool and swimming. I love the water. In fact, that’s what I love about The Bahamas. Our waters are beautiful. I also like to travel. Going to Orlando was one of my best experiences. When I grow up, I’d like to be either a businessman or a baseball player.

It’s great to live at Ranfurly. Because of Ranfurly, I get to go to a private school and participate in so many activities.

If I had magic powers I would make it possible for me to travel to Orlando every year.

Calvin

I’m Calvin, and I’m 13 years old. I’m in Grade 8.  My hobbies are Track, Basketball, and Video Games.  My goals for the upcoming year are to study more, train for track and field, and get fit. I hope to become a Chef, Track Star, or an Artist.  My favorite food is all Bahamian.  Ranfurly to me is a safe place to rest, get a good education, and have warm meals.  If I could change the world what would I eliminate? I would eliminate violence.

Cynesha

Hi.  My name is Cynesha.  I’m 12 and in Grade 7.

Hobbies: Reading- (Fancy Nancy, Dog Diaries, Diaries of a Whippy Kid)

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I want to be more helpful at the home.

What do you want to become in the future? A math teacher, nail tech, or model.

What do you like about The Bahamas? The beaches and clear waters.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly gives us freedom.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would rid the world of scammers.

D'Ashnae

I’m D’Ashnae and I’m 18.  I’m a Grade 12 student.

Hobbies: Reading and Dancing

What are your goals for the upcoming year? To get accepted into a college.

What do you want to become in the future? Computer Science

What do you like about The Bahamas? I like Bahamian Junkanoo and have fun with friends and family.

What do you like about Ranfurly? More advanced than other homes and the availability to computers to complete schoolwork.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate crime.

 

Dan

Hello, I’m Dan.  I’m 13 years old and I’m a Grade 8.

Hobbies: Basketball

What are your goals for the upcoming year? Wants to be united with his family, and get better grades.

What do you want to become in the future? Basketball player or Construction Worker.

What do you like about The Bahamas? I like beautiful beaches, and the big resorts (Atlantis/BahaMar).

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly feeds and protects me.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate crime and violence.

Dazel

Hi, I’m Dazel. I’m 17 years old and I graduated for high school last year.  I have so many interests.  I like to salsa dance and I like to sketch cartoons.  I also like to clean and I really enjoy spending time with the elderly.  I also have many goals.  I’d like to go to college and get a degree in Spanish.  I’m considering a few careers including becoming a hair stylist or a flight attendant.

There are so many great things to love about The Bahamas including our beautiful plants – like the poinciana, hibiscus and lignum vitae trees – and the flamingoes, fishing, the beaches and baked crabs!

Ranfurly is definitely a family and since I’m the oldest I’m the “big sister.”  Rafurly is a safe, clean environment and we have a good administrator.  Mr. Roberts reminds us every day about hygiene, morals and the important things in life.

If I could change the world, I would work to get homeless people off the streets and into a safe place.

Di-Jan

I’m Di-Jan and I’m 17 years old.  I’m a Grade 11 student.

Hobbies: Singing, Drawing, Reading, Playing Board-Games

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I want to continue to be more focused on my schoolwork and improve my character.

What do you want to become in the future? Veterinarian

What do you like about The Bahamas? The food and culture.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly provides me with clothes, food, shelter, and opportunities.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate world hunger.

 

Dwayne

I’m Dwayne and I’m 16. When I’m not in school I play basketball as a point guard and I sail with the Sailing Lazers. I’ve been able to go to Fort Lauderdale and Grand Bahama for sailing trips with the Lazers. I’d love to eventually sail in the International Sailing Federation World Youth Championship and win. When I’m all done with school I want to be a police officer.

The Bahamas is a wonderful place because we’re able to sail and we have world-class hotels like Atlantis.

To me Ranfurly is a safe place to stay.

I wish that I could change the world so that there wouldn’t be any crime.

Edneka

Hello there!  I’m Edneka. I’m 16 years old and I’m in Grade 12. I really enjoy dancing and meeting new people.  My goals are to graduate from high school with honors and have a successful career in marketing with the Ministry of Tourism. Or maybe I’ll become a doctor.  I really think that I can be successful in everything that I do in life.

I love EVERYTHING about The Bahamas!

I love living at Ranfurly!  This is a good place that has given people so many opportunities – including me.  Ranfurly makes me happy.

If I could magically change the world, I’d eliminate violence.

Empress

I’m Empress and I’m 13 years old. I’m in Grade 8. My favorite things to do are to play with dolls, do jazz dancing, play soccer, and connect with my friends on Facebook. I also like reggae music. I have so many things that I want to do in life. I’d like to improve my reading and go to a university in Canada. And one day I’d like to have my own little Chihuahua dog. My dream career would be to be a dolphin trainer!

There are so many things that I like about The Bahamas including the Independence celebrations, Junkanoo, the beaches, and our beautiful ocean.

Living at Ranfurly has been nice, but I really wish I could have a family of my own.

Something that I wish that I could change about society is the violence and killing.

Evens

Hi, I’m Evens. I’m 13 years old and I’m in Grade 8.  I’m good at playing the guitar and I love to dance.  I also like gymnastics.  My favorite gymnastics moves are front and back tucks.  I plan to attend a university after I finish high school and one day I’m going to become a movie star.

The Bahamas is a great country.  We have beautiful beaches and some of our athletes have become internationally known.

Ranfurly is a caring place.  It’s a place that makes sure that children are taken care of and teaches them how to deal with life, friends, and family.

I really wish that I could stop the killing in our communities.

Jade

I’m Jade and I’m 15 years old.  I’m a Grade 11 student.

Hobbies: Applying makeup and Dancing

What are your goals for the upcoming year? To obtain a higher GPA in school and have more great reports.

What do you want to become in the future? Cosmetologist

What do you like about The Bahamas? Food, culture, and beaches.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly provides us with opportunities, a private school, and a college opportunity.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate crime and raping.

Janet

Hi, I’m Janet.  I’m 16 years old and in Grade 9.

Hobbies: Basketball and Track & Field.

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I want to be on my best behavior.

What do you want to become in the future? Gym owner and Fitness Instructor.

What do you like about The Bahamas? I like the food, beaches, and Junkanoo.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly is a peaceful place and I love my dog Honey.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate crime.

Jermaine

Hello, I’m Jermaine. I’m 14 years old and in Grade 9.

Hobbies: Soccer

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I would like to improve my technique in soccer.

What do you want to become in the future? I would like to study business or be a professional soccer player.

What do you like about The Bahamas? The weather is always warm and bright.

What do you like about Ranfurly? I like my peers in the home and the staff members.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate coronavirus.

John

I’m John, a 16-year-old Grade 11 student.

Hobbies: Basketball, listening to music

What are your goals for the upcoming year? To continue to stay focused on my studies.

What do you want to become in the future? Engineer or Musician

What do you like about The Bahamas? The local movie theater not far from the home.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly provides me proper shelter and safety.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate crime and violence.

 

Kendrick

I’m Kendrick and I’m 17 years old. My biggest goal is to do better in school.   I like to play video games, especially Playstation 3.  I also like to bake and fix cars.  When I’m all done with my education, I’d like to design cars.  I’d really like to design Audis – they’re my favorite cars.

The Bahamas is wonderful because people come here from all over the world to take vacations in hotels like Atlantis and Bahamar.

Ranfurly is a good place that takes care of children’s needs.

Mikeya

Hi, I’m Mikeya. I’m 15 years old and in Grade 9.

Hobbies: Dancing

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I would like to improve my grades at school although they are good.

What do you want to become in the future? Cosmetologist or a Masseuse.

What do you like about The Bahamas? I love Bahamian food.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly allows me certain privileges to excel in and I’m grateful for that opportunity.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate violence and crime.

 

Nathaniel

Hello, I’m Nathaniel.  I’m 15 and I’m a Grade 10.  I’m really into sports.  I play baseball and I’ve played on the basketball team before.  One day I’d like to study to be a pilot.  I’ve always loved seaplanes and I’d like to fly commercial planes for a living.

The Bahamas is a great place to live if you love the ocean like I do.

Ranfurly is a good place to come and build your future.  Ranfurly keeps you away from bad influences and trains you to become an adult.

If I could change one thing in the world, I’d make a difference for hungry people in the world.

Richard E.

Hello, I’m Richard.  I am 15 and I’m in Grade 10.  My hobbies are playing basketball (I’m great at shooting and being a point guard), sailing with Optis and watching sailing videos.  I would really like to sail in the Opti Championship in Argentina in July 2014.  That would be great!  I’d like to be either a radiologist or a professional basketball player when I’m done with school.

I think the best things about The Bahamas are our oceans and our delicious conch salad.

Ranfurly is a good place for children who have been abused or abandoned.

If I could change the world, I would help all the starving children in Africa.

Richard K.

Hi, I’m Richard.  I’m in Grade 8. I’m 13 years old. Sailing is my favorite thing in the world.  I sail with the Nassau Yacht Club, and I know that I’m going to become a champion sailor in the Olympics.  I like living in The Bahamas, but I dream about visiting different places like Moscow.

Living at Ranfurly is like living with a great big family.  The people here help you and give you whatever they can just like a family would.

If I could change anything about our world, I’d make it so that we had flying cars and flying trains.  That would be cool!

Sasha

Hi there.  I’m Sasha and I’m 16 years old.  I’m in Grade 11.  My favorite activity is playing tennis, and I’m pretty good at it.  I have been to a tennis summer camp and I take tennis lessons during the school year.  It’s all made possible by a Ranfurly supporter.

I have lots of goals in life.  I want to get a Master’s Degree in Hospitality by the time I’m 25.  Then I will go work in the tourism industry to give back to my country.  I love The Bahamas and want to show the beauty of our beaches to the world. I also hope to work on a cruise ship one day.

Ranfurly means so much to me.  It’s not just a place to live but a way to a new and better life.

If I could change one thing about the world, I would eliminate racism and sexism.  I would love it if we could all live as one people despite our differences.

Shaquille

Hi, I’m Shaquille.  I’m 13 years old and in Grade 9.  I definitely want to be a basketball star when I grow up.  I’d love to play in the NBA! And if I don’t make it there, that’s okay because I have a backup plan. I’ll be a marine biologist.

The beautiful ocean and our wonderful beaches are what I love most about The Bahamas.

Living at Ranfurly feels just like living in a regular home with parents that are related to you by blood. The people here treat me really well.

If I could change anything in the world, I would go back to the early days when I was younger and happier.

Shervin

Hello, I’m Shervin. I’m 14 years old.  I’m a Grade 10 student.  My hobby is playing basketball.  I play the shooting guard position. I hope to make it to the NBA someday.  If I don’t make it to the NBA, I plan to have a career in construction management.

The best thing about The Bahamas is The Golden Knights, our Olympic track team.

Ranfurly is a safe place to live that points you people in the right direction.

If could wave a magic wand and change one thing, I’d eliminate crime.

Tyreece

Hello, I’m Treece. I’m 17 years old and I’m in Grade 12.

Hobbies: Enjoy watching Netflix, reading, playing volleyball

What are your goals for the upcoming year? To get an early entrance into UB, Pass all 5 BGCSE exams.

What do you want to become in the future? A Nurse or an OBGYN Doctor.

What do you like about The Bahamas? The Bahamas is full of surprises and adventures.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Ranfurly is always changing, meeting new persons and there are a lot of opportunities.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? If I could change the world, I would eliminate racism and poverty.

Vera

I’m Vera. I’m 15 years old and a Grade 10 student.

Hobbies: Soccer and Singing

What are your goals for the upcoming year? I want to continue to be a better person and improve my character.

What do you want to become in the future? Cosmetologist and be a songwriter.

What do you like about The Bahamas? I love the beaches here.

What do you like about Ranfurly? Like the staff at Ranfurly and the food.

If you could change the world what would you eliminate? I would eliminate violence.

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