Daftne Sanchez, YPC

Daftne Sanchez advocates on behalf of the well-being of children and is determined to leave the world a better place.

Through her own lived expertise from the child welfare system, she uses gifts and talents of empathy and resourcefulness to help other young people.

It is through this work that she has explored her identity and discovered her passion.

Additionally, Daftne is a full-time student at The University of Central Florida working towards her Bachelor’s in Social Work, and she works a full-time job. She was born and raised in New York, and currently resides in Florida.

In the future, Daftne hopes to establish and run a group home for youth in the foster care system.