Brandon Stanton Gives Motivational Speech To Students at ASU

The photo above is of the Barrett Lawn where Brandon Stanton the creator of Humans of New York gave his speech to Arizona State University Students. Photo taken by Alessandra Luckey.

Tempe, Arizona

Brandon Stanton, the creator of Humans of New York, gave a moving speech to Arizona State University (ASU)  students, about his journey from losing a job to becoming a famous photographer, Wednesday at the Tempe campus.

Hundreds of students from ASU campuses ventured out to the Tempe Barrett Lawn to hear Stanton talk. Students brought blankets to sit on and chatted with people around them while they waited for the program to start.

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Feed My Starving Children


Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a non-profit Christian organization that hand-packs food for malnourished children around the world. So far its meals have reached 70 countries. Yesterday, the volunteers at FMSC packed food for children in the Philippines.

The group of volunteers packed the MannaPack Rice food which consists of rice, soy, vegetables, and vitamins. In just an hour, the volunteers packed 49 boxes which held 10,584 meals. These meals will feed 28 children for a year.


The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore is located in downtown Los Angeles and is the largest used and new book and record store in California. During my time there, I interviewed a customer, worker, and artist. The store is always bustling with people searching for their next great find.

Donna Rossi

Donna Rossi, a CBS 5 reporter, is a multiple award winning journalist and is a member of the Silver Circle. While she was covering a federal court case, she let me interview her and get a glimpse into her accomplishments as a journalist.