Lakia Echols, founder of MakeMyMotherProud in FarRockaway, NY is an inspiring community leader who motivates the youth with continuing education and life paths. She gaves selfless service providing different opportunities and environments, so the youth can explore their options in life. As a veteran in the United States Army, Lakia returned home dedicated to giving back to her home.
Lakia provides her youth and community with hope and being an example that you can achieve any dream you put your mind to. MakeMyMotherProud has the K.E.Y.S to unlock the Far Rockaway youth fear of not succeeding. With over a 100 youth following her lead, she goes above and beyond for the kids of the future.