"Shine bright, girl! Do not dim your light because your shine will encourage other people around you to shine."
"Prepare to be surprised. Be open...you never know. There's so much you're going to experience and enjoy."
Jocelyn Bioh, Playwright
"It's pretty simple: You are enough. You got this, girl!"
"Don't be afraid to be bold and claim who you are, whatever that means at the time."
"Enjoy being a teenager. Enjoy being a kid. Spend time with your family and spend time with your friends. Don't let anyone deter you from who you are because that's whats gonna make you you when you're older."
"Breathe. You know more than you think you know, but also you don't know shit! Listen to yourself...and to your mother a little more."
Rebecca Taichman, Director
"It's gonna be okay. Don't take it so hard. Let it roll off, let it roll off. Give yourself a little love and a little tenderness and a little faith that this, too, shall change."
"Don't be so hard on yourself. You're doing it right! Also, you should definitely listen to your mom more."
Myra Lucretia Taylor
"One word: Relax!"
"There will be many ups and there will be many downs, but the valleys make the peaks worth it. You wouldn't be who you are without all of the good and the bad and it's going to be AOK."