Stories of Success

Our students are doing great things—and they’re just getting started. See how Rêve Academy prepares them for a brighter future.


“I feel like I’ve changed by taking constructive criticism in a way that’s not so personal. I’ve learned that it’s never personal, no one is trying to hurt me. So I try to use it to my advantage. I want them to see that I can make improvements and impress them.”

Justice's Story

“I used to not talk in front of everyone. I would get way too nervous. Now I get nervous and then I take a deep breath and…I’m just nervous a little bit but I can handle myself. I think what has made the difference is all the people that are here.”

Noe's Story

“I would say I’ve grown the most in leadership skills. I started showing it here—I started talking to a lot of people, got really comfortable with them. After a while I started showing my skills where I work. They recently asked me to be a trainer so I guess I’m a leader there, too.”

Bryan's Story

At Rêve Academy, their confidence skyrockets.

Students tell us that Rêve Academy helped them discover new career paths, learn how to be leaders, and think of themselves as entrepreneurs.


The first day, I was thinking this might not be an area I’m an expert at and I was really nervous. Now, the nervousness comes and goes. I feel like I’ve improved in my confidence.

– Plai, 16


I’ve learned that I can actually do it. I would have never thought about developing my own business before I got here.

– Morgan, 18


Where I’ve grown over the summer is taking on a lot of feedback. There are times when I’m clueless about what to do next, but I leave those feelings behind and keep on going.

– Kong, 18

They’re actively engaged in their own learning.

When asked to describe their Rêve Academy experience, students gave us lots of different answers.
Exciting. Colorful. Awesome. Diverse. Interesting. Fun. They also said:


I would recommend Rêve Academy to a friend


I would return to Rêve Academy if I had the chance


I liked or loved the projects I worked on


I became more professional in a work environment


I learned skills I can use throughout my life


I thought the work was just challenging enough—not too easy, not too hard

Read all of their stories.

To see the impact that Rêve Academy has on our students, check out all of the inspiring profiles: